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Robert Burton

Datum narození: 8. únor 1577
Datum úmrtí: 25. leden 1640

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Robert Burton byl anglický učenec.

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Citáty Robert Burton

„Almost in every kingdom the most ancient families have been at first princes' bastards.“

—  Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part II, Section 3, Member 2, Remedies against discontents.

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„Our conscience, which is a great ledger book, wherein are written all our offenses…grinds our souls with the remembrance of some precedent sins, makes us reflect upon, accuse and condemn ourselves.“

—  Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part III, Section 4, member 2, subsection 3, Causes of Despair, the Devil, Melancholy, Meditation, Distrust, Weakness of Faith, Rigid Ministers, Misunderstanding Scriptures, Guilty Consciences, etc.

„Every other sin hath some pleasure annexed to it, or will admit of an excuse; envy alone wants both.“

—  Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part I, Context: Every other sin hath some pleasure annexed to it, or will admit of an excuse; envy alone wants both. Other sins last but for awhile; the gut may be satisfied, anger remits, hatred hath an end, envy never ceaseth. Section 2, member 3, subsection 7, Envy, Malice, Hatred, Causes.

„What can't be cured must be endured.“

—  Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part II, Section 2, member 3.

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„They lard their lean books with the fat of others' works.“

—  Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Democritus Junior to the Reader

„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, The Anatomy of Melancholy
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part I, Section 2, member 3, subsection 13, Love of Gaming, &c. and pleasures immoderate; Causes.

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

—  Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part III, Section 2, member 1, subsection 2, How Love tyranniseth over men. Love, or Heroical Melancholy, his definition, part affected.

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

—  Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part II, Section 1, member 2, Lawful Cures, first from God.

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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