Robert Burton Quotes

Where God hath a temple, the Devil will have a chapel.

Like a roving spaniel, that barks at every bird he sees, leaving his game, I have followed all, saving that which I should, and may justly complain, and truly, “qui ubique est, nusquam est”, which Gesner did in modesty, that I have read many books, but to little purpose, for want of good method; I […]

He loves who advises.

Who cannot give good counsel? ‘Tis cheap, it costs them nothing.