Being an old maid is like death by drowning, a really delightful sensation after you cease to struggle. But weel wat I they coudna bring Waur sounds frae hell.
Some books are lies frae end to end, And some great lies were never penn'd.Robert Burns
O wad some Pow'r the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us! It wad frae monie a blunder free us An'foolish notion.Robert Burns
When o'er the hill the eastern star Tells bughtin-time is near, my jo, And owsen frae the furrowed field Return sae dowf and weary O.Robert Burns
It's hardly in a body's pow'r,To keep, at times, frae being sour.Robert Burns