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Robert Burton

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

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Citáty Robert Burton

„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.

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„Rob Peter, and pay Paul.“

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

„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.

„All poets are mad.“

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

„Women wear the breeches.“

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

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

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

„Machiavel says virtue and riches seldom settle on one man.“

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

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„A good conscience is a continual feast.“

—  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.

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

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

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