Quotations From ROBERT BURTON

 

  • 1.
    All places are distant from heaven alike.
    Robert Burton (1577-1640), British clergyman, author. The Anatomy of Melancholy, pt. 2, sct. 3, memb. 4, subsct. 1 (1621).

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  • 2.
    Every man hath a good and a bad angel attending on him in particular all his life long.
    Robert Burton (1577-1640), British clergyman, author. The Anatomy of Melancholy, pt. 1, sct. 2, memb. 1, subsct. 2 (1621).

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  • 3.
    Almost in every kingdom the most ancient families have been at first princes' bastards.
    Robert Burton (1577-1640), British clergyman, author. The Anatomy of Melancholy, pt. 2, sct. 2, memb. 1, subsct. 1 (1621).
  • 4.
    Idleness is an appendix to nobility.
    Robert Burton (1577-1640), British clergyman, author. The Anatomy of Melancholy, pt. 1, sct. 2, memb. 2, subsct. 6 (1621).
  • 5.
    One was never married, and that's his hell; another is, and that's his plague.
    Robert Burton (1577-1640), British clergyman, author. Anatomy of Melancholy, pt. 1, sct. 2, mem. 4, subsct. 7 (1621).
  • 6.
    They lard their lean books with the fat of others' works.
    Robert Burton (1577-1640), British clergyman, author. The Anatomy of Melancholy, "Democritus to the Reader," (1621).
  • 7.
    I may not here omit those two main plagues, and common dotages of human kind, wine and women, which have infatuated and besotted myriads of people. They go commonly together.
    Robert Burton (1577-1640), British clergyman, author. The Anatomy of Melancholy, pt. 1, sct. 2, memb. 3, subsct. 13 (1621).

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