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Robert Burns
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"Hope springs exulting on triumphant wing."

"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."
 
"I never had the least thought or indication of turning poet till I got once healthily in love."
 
"Oh , that God the gift would give us To see ourselves as others see us."
 
"Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame. "
 
"Hope springs exulting on triumphant wing."
 
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