„A mere madness, to live like a wretch and die rich.“

—  Robert Burton, libro L'anatomia della malinconia

Section 2, member 3, subsection 12, Covetousness, a Cause.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part I

„All my joys to this are folly
Naught so sweet as melancholy.“

—  Robert Burton, libro L'anatomia della malinconia

The Author's Abstract.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621)

„Every man hath a good and a bad angel attending on him in particular, all his life long.“

—  Robert Burton, libro L'anatomia della malinconia

Section 2, member 1, subsection 2, A Digression of the nature of Spirits, bad Angels, or Devils, and how they cause Melancholy.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part I

„Out of too much learning become mad.“

—  Robert Burton, libro L'anatomia della malinconia

Section 4, member 1, subsection 2.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part III

„See one promontory (said Socrates of old), one mountain, one sea, one river, and see all.“

—  Robert Burton, libro L'anatomia della malinconia

Section 2, member 4, subsection 7.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part I

„We can say nothing but what hath been said. Our poets steal from Homer… Our story-dressers do as much; he that comes last is commonly best.“

—  Robert Burton, libro L'anatomia della malinconia

The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Democritus Junior to the Reader

„Make a virtue of necessity.“

—  Robert Burton, libro L'anatomia della malinconia

Section 3, member 4, subsection 1.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part III

„I would help others, out of a fellow-feeling.“

—  Robert Burton, libro L'anatomia della malinconia

The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Democritus Junior to the Reader

„[Ambitious men] may not cease, but as a dog in a wheel, a bird in a cage, or a squirrel in a chain, so Budaeus compares them; they climb and climb still, with much labour, but never make an end, never at the top.“

—  Robert Burton, libro L'anatomia della malinconia

Section 2, member 3, subsection 11, Concupiscible Appetite, as Desires, Ambition, Causes.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part I

„Fabricius finds certain spots and clouds in the sun.“

—  Robert Burton, libro L'anatomia della malinconia

Section 2, member 3.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part II

„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, libro L'anatomia della malinconia

Section 2, member 2, subsection 2.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part I

„Many things happen between the cup and the lip.“

—  Robert Burton, libro L'anatomia della malinconia

Section 2, member 3, Air rectified. With a digression of the Air.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part II

„Penny wise, pound foolish.“

—  Robert Burton, libro L'anatomia della malinconia

The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Democritus Junior to the Reader

„Every man, as the saying is, can tame a shrew but he that hath her.“

—  Robert Burton, libro L'anatomia della malinconia

Section 2, member 6, Perturbations of the mind rectified. From himself, by resisting to the utmost, confessing his grief to a friend, etc.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part II

„Be not solitary, be not idle.“

—  Robert Burton, libro L'anatomia della malinconia

Section 4, member 2, subsection 6, Cure of Despair by Physic, Good Counsel, Comforts, etc.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part III

„They are proud in humility; proud that they are not proud.“

—  Robert Burton, libro L'anatomia della malinconia

Section 2, member 3, subsection 14, Philautia, or Self-love, Vainglory, Praise, Honour, Immoderate Applause, Pride, overmuch Joy, etc., Causes.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part I

„Every man for himself, his own ends, the Devil for all.“

—  Robert Burton, libro L'anatomia della malinconia

Section 1, member 3.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part III

„One religion is as true as another.“

—  Robert Burton, libro L'anatomia della malinconia

Section 4, member 2, subsection 1, Religious Melancholy in defect; parties affected, Epicures, Atheists, Hypocrites, worldly secure, Carnalists; all impious persons, impenitent sinners, etc.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part III

„When they are at Rome, they do there as they see done.“

—  Robert Burton, libro L'anatomia della malinconia

Section 4, member 2, subsection 1.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part III

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