Robert Burton Quotes

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Born: February 8, 1577,
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Died: , January 25, 1640
Occupation: Author

1.
Great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of illusion.
- Robert Burton

2.
One was never married, and that's his hell another is, and that's his plague.
- Robert Burton

3.
To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun.
- Robert Burton

4.
What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning love's the cloudless summer sun, nature gay adorning.
- Robert Burton

5.
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.
- Robert Burton

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