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Robert Burton Quotes
Brief author info: Robert Burton (1577-1640) English clergyman and writer.
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Many men are melancholy by hearing music, but it is a pleasing melancholy that it causeth; and therefore to such as are discontent, in woe, fear, sorrow, or dejected, it is a most present remedy.
Who cannot give good counsel? 'Tis cheap, it costs them nothing.
Cookery has become an art, a noble science; cooks are gentlemen.
Where God hath a temple, the Devil will have a chapel.
He is only fantastical that is not in fashion.
They are proud in humility; proud in that they are not proud.
One was never married, and that's his hell; another is, and that's his plague.
All places are distant from heaven alike.
No rule is so general, which admits not some exception.
Diseases crucify the soul of man, attenuate our bodies, dry them, wither them, shrivel them up like old apples, make them so many anatomies.
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