"Robert Burns" (also known as "Robbie Burns",[http://life.nationalpost.com/2013/01/25/forks-amp-the-road-hurling-haggis-for-robbie-burns-day/ Robbie Burns Day is all about hurling haggis, singing songs and Scotch / National Post] "Rabbie Burns", "Scotland's favourite son", the "Ploughman Poet", "Robden of Solway Firth", the "Bard of Ayrshire" and in Scotland as "The Bard") was a Scottish people/Scottish poet and lyricist. He is widely regarded as the List of national poets/national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide. He is the best known of the poets who have written in the Scots language, although much of his writing is also in English and a light Central Scots/Scots dialect, accessible to an audience beyond Scotland. He also wrote in standard English, and in these writings his political or civil commentary is often at its bluntest.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous poets! More Robert Burns on Wikipedia.