Robert Burton Quotes

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

Robert Burton

No cord nor cable can so forcibly draw, or hold so fast, as love can do with a twined thread.

Robert Burton

I would help others, out of a fellow-feeling.

Robert Burton

It is most true, stylus virum arguit, - our style betrays us.

Robert Burton

It is most true, stylus virum arguit, - our style betrays us.

Robert Burton

He is only fanastical that is not in fashion.

Robert Burton

For idleness is an appendix to nobility.

Robert Burton

For idleness is an appendix to nobility.

Robert Burton

ìIdleness is an appendix to nobilityî

Robert Burton

ìIdleness is an appendix to nobilityî

Robert Burton

Idleness is the badge of the gentry, the bane of body and mind, the nurse of naughtiness, the stepmother of discipline, the chief author of all mischief, one of the seven deadly sins, the cushion upon which the devil chiefly reposes, and a great cause not only of melancholy, but of many other diseases; for the mind is naturally active, and, if it is not occupied about some honest business, it rushes into mischief or sinks into melancholy.

Robert Burton

Great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of illusion

Robert Burton

He that will not when he may, When he will he shall have nay

Robert Burton

England is a paradise for women, and hell for horses: Italy is a paradise for horses, hell for women.

Robert Burton

Great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of illusion.

Robert Burton
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