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Robert Burton

Robert Burton (1577-02-08 - 1640-01-25) was an English scholar at Oxford University (Brasenose College), whose chief claim to fame is for writing The Anatomy of Melancholy.
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A good conscience is a continual feast.

Robert Burton

As much valour is to be found in feasting as in fighting, and some of our city captains and carpet knights will make this good, and prove it.

Robert Burton

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

Robert Burton

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

Robert Burton

A quiet mind cureth all.

Robert Burton

Hence it is clear how much more cruel the pen is than the sword. (Hinc Gham Sit Calmus Saevior Ense Patet)

Robert Burton