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Robert Burton
(1577-1640) born on
Feb 08
English scholar, writer, clergyman. His "Anatomy of Melancholy" was considered a masterpiece of style and valuable index to philosophers of the time.
         
   
F
A mere scholar, a mere ass.

R
All poets are mad.
A
A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.
N
From this it is clear how much more cruel the pen is than the sword.
K
Our wrangling lawyers . . . are so litigious and busy here on earth, that I think they will plead their clients' causes hereafter, some of them in hell.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: 'The Anatomy of Melancholy'
A: 'The Anatomy of Melancholy'
N: Anatomy of Melancholy," Pt. I
K: 'The Anatomy of Melancholy'
   


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