Robert Burton

1577 - 1640

A Quote by Robert Burton on death and madness

A mere madness, to live like a wretch and die rich.

Robert Burton (1577 - 1640)

Source: Anatomy of Melancholy

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A Quote by Robert Burton on money

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[The rich] are indeed rather possessed by their money than possessors.

Robert Burton (1577 - 1640)

Source: Anatomy of Melancholy

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A Quote by Robert Burton on love and power

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To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun.

Robert Burton (1577 - 1640)

Source: Anatomy of Melancholy

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A Quote by Robert Burton on humility

They are proud in humility; proud in that they are not proud.

Robert Burton (1577 - 1640)

Source: Anatomy of Melancholy

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A Quote by Robert Burton on horses

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Like him in Æsop, he whipped his horses withal, and put his shoulder to the wheel.

Robert Burton (1577 - 1640)

Source: Anatomy of Melancholy

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A Quote by Robert Burton

Though it rain daggers with their points downward.

Robert Burton (1577 - 1640)

Source: Anatomy of Melancholy

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A Quote by Robert Burton on religion

One religion is as true as another.

Robert Burton (1577 - 1640)

Source: Anatomy of Melancholy

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A Quote by Robert Burton

Rob Peter, and pay Paul.

Robert Burton (1577 - 1640)

Source: Anatomy of Melancholy

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A Quote by Robert Burton on fashion

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He is only fantastical that is not in fashion.

Robert Burton (1577 - 1640)

Source: Anatomy of Melancholy

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A Quote by Robert Burton

They do not live but linger.

Robert Burton (1577 - 1640)

Source: Anatomy of Melancholy

Contributed by: Zaady

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