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Robert Burton

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

Robert Burton byl anglický učenec.

Citáty Robert Burton

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

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

„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, kniha 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, kniha 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, kniha The Anatomy of Melancholy
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part II, Section 2, member 3.

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„To these crocodile tears they will add sobs, fiery sighs, and sorrowful countenance.“

—  Robert Burton, kniha The Anatomy of Melancholy
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part III, Section 2, member 2, subsection 4.

„Old friends become bitter enemies on a sudden for toys and small offenses.“

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

„Diogenes struck the father when the son swore, because he taught him no better.“

—  Robert Burton, kniha The Anatomy of Melancholy
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part III, Section 2, member 1, subsection 5, The last and best Cure of Love-Melancholy, is to let them have their Desire.

„Seneca thinks the gods are well pleased when they see great men contending with adversity.“

—  Robert Burton, kniha The Anatomy of Melancholy
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part II, Section 2, member 1, subsection 1.

„Who cannot give good counsel? 'Tis cheap, it costs them nothing.“

—  Robert Burton, kniha The Anatomy of Melancholy
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part II, Section 2, member 3, Air rectified. With a digression of the Air.

„Aristotle said melancholy men of all others are most witty.“

—  Robert Burton, kniha The Anatomy of Melancholy
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part I, Section 3, member 1, subsection 3.

„Though it rain daggers with their points downward.“

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

„Marriage and hanging go by destiny; matches are made in heaven.“

—  Robert Burton, kniha The Anatomy of Melancholy
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part III, Section 2, member 2, subsection 5.

„Were it not that they are loath to lay out money on a rope, they would be hanged forthwith, and sometimes die to save charges.“

—  Robert Burton, kniha The Anatomy of Melancholy
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part I, Section 2, member 3, subsection 12, Covetousness, a Cause.

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