Robert Burton Quotes

29 Robert Burton quotes:

"To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun."
"One was never married, and that's his hell; another is, and that's his plague."
"Every other sin hath some pleasure annexed to it, or will admit of an excuse: envy alone wants both"
Author: Burton Quotes Category: Envy Quotes
"Old friends become bitter enemies on a sudden for toys and small offenses."
"A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword."
"A good conscience is a continual feast."
"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."
"A quiet mind cureth all."
"We can make mayors and officers every year, but not scholars."
"No rule is so general, which admits not some exception."
"A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself."
"Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top."
"Every man hath a good and a bad angel attending on him in particular all his life long."
"Idleness is an appendix to nobility."
"No cord or cable can draw so forcibly, or bind so fast, as love can do with a single thread."
"They lard their lean books with the fat of others' works"
"Agencies should encourage their acquisition professionals to limit the use of brand-name specifications and maximize competition."
Author: Burton Quotes Category: Competition Quotes
"The devil is the author of confusion."
Author: Burton Quotes Category: Devil Quotes
"Most part of a lover's life is full of agony, anxiety, fear and grief, complaints, sighs, suspicions, and cares (heigh-ho my heart is woe), full of silence and irksome solitariness"
Author: Burton Quotes Category: Anxiety Quotes
"Great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of illusion."
Author: Burton Quotes Category: Appearance Quotes

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