46 Great Quotes By Robert Burns, Pioneer Of Romantic Movement
Poet and Lyricist
Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
The famous Scottish poet Robert Burns is acclaimed for his songs and poems. He became an icon in Scotland after his death and gained fame as the trailblazer of ‘Romantic Movement’. Although Robert received education during his childhood, he had to lead the life of an agriculturist. Toiling at his father’s farm, he wrote songs to impress girls, for which he was nicknamed ploughman poet. He is also known for founding the ‘Tarbolton Bachelors Club’ with his brother. His collection of poems, ‘Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect’ made him popular in Scotland. Further along with writing originals, Robert not only collected folk songs and poems, but also revised and translated them. Since he was also capable of writing in English, he gained fame all over the world. “Auld Lang Syne”, is a song that is sung on every 31st December, celebrating the gifts of such a great personality. His writings, quotes, thoughts and poems are still and admired by all. Here is a collection of thoughts, quotation and sayings by Robert Burns on fate, poetry, ignorance, love, empowerment, equality etc.