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#1. A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword. - Author: Robert Burton
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#2. that I have read many books, but to little purpose, for want of good method; I have confusedly tumbled over divers authors in our libraries, with small profit, for want of art, order, memory, judgment. - Author: Robert Burton
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#3. We can make mayors and officers every year, but not scholars. - Author: Robert Burton
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#4. Melancholy can be overcome only by melancholy. - Author: Robert Burton
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#5. Every man hath a good and a bad angel attending on him in particular all his life long. - Author: Robert Burton
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#6. A quiet mind cureth all. - Author: Robert Burton
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#7. The eyes are the harbingers of love, and the first step of love is sight. - Author: Robert Burton
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#8. A good conscience is a continual feast, but a galled conscience is as great a torment as can possibly happen, a still baking oven (so Pierius in his Hieroglyph compares it), another hell. - Author: Robert Burton
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#9. What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; love's the cloudless summer sun, nature gay adorning. - Author: Robert Burton
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#10. Wine is strong, the king is strong, women are strong, but truth overcometh all things. - Author: Robert Burton
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#11. One was never married, and that's his hell; another is, and that's his plague. - Author: Robert Burton
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#12. What cannot be cured must be endured. - Author: Robert Burton
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#13. We love neither God nor our neighbor as we should. Our love in spiritual things is "too defective, in worldly things too excessive, there is a jar in both." We love the world too much; God too little; our neighbor not at all, or for our own ends. - Author: Robert Burton
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#14. Almost in every kingdom the most ancient families have been at first princes' bastards. - Author: Robert Burton
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#15. Let thy fortune be what it will, 'tis thy mind alone that makes thee poor or rich, miserable or happy. - Author: Robert Burton
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#16. What a glut of books! Who can read them? - Author: Robert Burton
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#17. Idleness is an appendix to nobility. - Author: Robert Burton
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#18. That which others hear or read of, I felt and practised myself; they get their knowledge by books, I mine by melancholizing. - Author: Robert Burton
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#19. If heaven be so fair,the sun so fair, how much fairer shall He be that made them fair? For by the greatness and beauty of the creatures, proportionally the maker of them is seen. - Author: Robert Burton
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#20. If the world will be gulled, let it be gulled. - Author: Robert Burton
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#21. I would desire to have no other prison than a library, and to be chained together with as many good authors. - Author: Robert Burton
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#22. The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves. - Author: Robert Burton
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#23. If you like not my writing, go read something else. - Author: Robert Burton
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#24. Worldly wealth is the Devil's bait; and those whose minds feed upon riches recede, in general, from real happiness, in proportion as their stores increase, as the moon, when she is fullest, is farthest from the sun. - Author: Robert Burton
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#25. Be not solitary, be not idle - Author: Robert Burton
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#26. To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun. - Author: Robert Burton
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#27. I light my candle from their torches. - Author: Robert Burton
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#28. A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself. - Author: Robert Burton
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#29. He that increaseth wisdom, increaseth sorrow. - Author: Robert Burton
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#30. As a fat body is more subject to diseases, so are rich men to absurdities and fooleries, to many casualties and cross inconveniences. - Author: Robert Burton
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#31. If you have no dreams, you shall live within them - Author: Robert Burton
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#32. No rule is so general, which admits not some exception. - Author: Robert Burton
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#33. Every man for himself, the devil for all. - Author: Robert Burton
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#34. No Centaurs here, or Gorgons look to find,
My subject is of man, and human kind. - Author: Robert Burton
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#35. [T]hou canst not think worse of me than I do of myself. - Author: Robert Burton
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#36. I would advise him that is actually melancholy not to read this tract of Symptoms, lest he disquiet or make himself for a time worse, and more melancholy than he was before. - Author: Robert Burton
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#37. No cord or cable can draw so forcibly, or bind so fast, as [love] can do with a single thread. - Author: Robert Burton
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#38. One religion is as true as another. - Author: Robert Burton
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#39. Old friends become bitter enemies on a sudden for toys and small offenses. - Author: Robert Burton
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#40. It is an old saying, "A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword"; and many men are as much galled with a calumny, a scurrile and bitter jest, a libel, a pasquil, satire, apologue, epigram, stage-plays, or the like, as with any misfortune whatsoever. - Author: Robert Burton
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#41. All Poets are mad. - Author: Robert Burton
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