Robert Burton Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Robert Burton quotes, Robert Burton sayings, and Robert Burton proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Penny wise, pound foolish. Robert Burton
Birds of a feather, flock together. Robert Burton
The miller sees not all the water that flows by his mill. Robert Burton
Old friends become bitter enemies on a sudden for toys and small offenses. Robert Burton
Temperance is a bridle of gold; he who uses it rightly, is more like a god than a man. Robert Burton
A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword. Robert Burton
Diseases crucify the soul of man, attenuate our bodies, dry them, wither them, rivel them up like old apples, make them as so many Anatomies. Robert Burton
A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself. Robert Burton
What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; love's the cloudless summer sun, nature gay adorning. Robert Burton
Conscience is a great ledger book in which all our offences are written and registered, and which time reveals to the sense and feeling of the offender. Robert Burton
A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself. Robert Burton
Tobacco, divine, rare superexcellent tobacco, which goes far beyond all panaceas, potable gold and philosopher's stones, a sovereign remedy to all diseases. Robert Burton
Restore a man to his health, his purse lies open to thee. Robert Burton
Idleness is an appendix to nobility. Robert Burton
No cord or cable can draw so forcibly, or bind so fast, as love can do with a single thread. Robert Burton
Cookery is become an art, a noble science; cooks are gentlemen. Robert Burton
To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun. Robert Burton
Where God hath a temple, the devil will have a chapel. Robert Burton