For, bless the gude mon, gin he had his ain way, He'd na let a cat on the Sabbath say "mew;" Nae birdie maun whistle, nae lambie maun play, An' Phœbus himsel' could na travel that day, As he'd find a new Joshua in Andie Agnew.
I'll meet thee on the lea-rig, My ain kind Dearie,O.Robert Burns
It is better to die on your feet than live on your knees. No pasara n! See Pet ain 649:74.
The present moment is our ain, The neist we never saw!william julius mickle