"Man's inhumanity to man makes countless thousands mourn!"
"Dare to be honest and fear no labor."
"Nae man can tether time or tide."
"Burns' Hog-Weighing Method: (1) Get a perfectly symmetrical plank and balance it across a sawhorse. (2) Put the hog on one end of the plank. (3) Pile rocks on the other end until the plank is again perfectly balanced. (4) Carefully guess the weight of the rocks."
"The snowdrop and primrose our woodlands adorn, and violets bathe in the wet o' the morn."
"And there begins a lang digression about the lords o' the creation."
"Nursing her wrath to keep it warm."
"To liken them to your auld-warld squad, I must needs say comparisons are odd."
"There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing."
"Liberty's in every blow! Let us do or die."
"Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess. I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve."
"Suspense is worse than disappointment."
"Prudent, cautious self-control is wisdom's root."
"And may you better reck the rede, than ever did th' adviser."
"Ah, gentle dames! it gars we greet, To think how mony consels sweet, How mony lengthened, sage advices, The husband frae the wife despises."
"Affliction's sons are brothers in distress; A brother to relieve, how exquisite the bliss!"
"The daisy's for simplicity and unaffected air."
"His locked, lettered, braw brass collar, Shewed him the gentleman and scholar."
"The wide world is all before us - but a world without a friend."