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Robert Burton (acadêmico)

Data de nascimento: 8. Fevereiro 1577
Data de falecimento: 25. Janeiro 1640

Robert Burton foi um acadêmico inglês e vigário da Oxford University, muito conhecido pela obra A Anatomia da Melancolia, produzida em 1621, pioneira no estudo das doenças mentais. Wikipedia

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„What can't be cured must be endured.“

—  Robert Burton, livro The Anatomy of Melancholy

Section 2, member 3.
Variante: What can't be cured must be endured.
Fonte: The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part II

„The pen worse than the sword.“

—  Robert Burton, livro The Anatomy of Melancholy

Section 2, member 4, subsection 4.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part I
Original: (la) Hinc quam sic calamus sævior ense, patet.

„Almost in every kingdom the most ancient families have been at first princes' bastards.“

—  Robert Burton, livro The Anatomy of Melancholy

Section 3, Member 2, Remedies against discontents.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part II

„Every other sin hath some pleasure annexed to it, or will admit of an excuse; envy alone wants both.“

—  Robert Burton, livro The Anatomy of Melancholy

Section 2, member 3, subsection 7, Envy, Malice, Hatred, Causes.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part I
Contexto: Every other sin hath some pleasure annexed to it, or will admit of an excuse; envy alone wants both. Other sins last but for awhile; the gut may be satisfied, anger remits, hatred hath an end, envy never ceaseth.

„Our conscience, which is a great ledger book, wherein are written all our offenses…grinds our souls with the remembrance of some precedent sins, makes us reflect upon, accuse and condemn ourselves.“

—  Robert Burton, livro The Anatomy of Melancholy

Section 4, member 2, subsection 3, Causes of Despair, the Devil, Melancholy, Meditation, Distrust, Weakness of Faith, Rigid Ministers, Misunderstanding Scriptures, Guilty Consciences, etc.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part III

„[T]hou canst not think worse of me than I do of myself.“

—  Robert Burton, livro The Anatomy of Melancholy

Fonte: The Anatomy of Melancholy

„He that increaseth wisdom, increaseth sorrow.“

—  Robert Burton, livro The Anatomy of Melancholy

Fonte: The Anatomy of Melancholy

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