Robert Southey Quotes


24 Robert Southey quotes:



"No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth."
Author: Southey Quotes Category: Affection Quotes
"A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden."
Author: Southey Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes Pets Quotes
"It is not for man to rest in absolute contentment. He is born to hopes and aspirations as the sparks fly upward, unless he has brutalized his nature and quenched the spirit of immortality which is his portion."
Author: Southey Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes
"If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams - the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn."
"Not where I breathe, but where I love, I live; Not where I love, but where I am, I die."
"No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are throughout persuaded of each other's worth."
"The loss of a friend is like that of a limb; time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired."
"They sin who tell us Love can die: with Life all other passions fly, all others are but vanity."
"What will not woman, gentle woman dare; when strong affection stirs her spirit up?"
"Never let a man imagine that he can pursue a good end by evil means, without sinning against his own soul. The evil effect on himself is certain."
"Affliction is not sent in vain, young man, from that good God, who chastens whom he loves."
"Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life."
"To a resolute mind, wishing to do is the first step toward doing. But if we do not wish to do a thing it becomes impossible."
"How little do they see what is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems."
"Order is the sanity of the mind, the health of the body, the peace of the city, the security of the state. Like beams in a house or bones to a body, so is order to all things."
"The three indispensable of genius are: understanding, feeling, and perseverance; the three things that enrich genius are: contentment of mind, the cherishing of good thoughts, and the exercise of memory"
"All deception in the course of life is indeed nothing else but a lie reduced to practice, and falsehood passing from words into things."
"I have told you of the Spaniard who always put on his spectacles when about to eat cherries, that they might look bigger and more attempting. In like manner I made the most of my enjoyment s: and through I do not cast my cares away, I pack them in as little compass as I can, and carry them as conveniently as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others."
Author: Southey Quotes Category: Appearance Quotes
"There is a magic in that little world, home; it is a mystic circle that surrounds comforts and virtues never known beyond its hallowed limits"
Author: Southey Quotes Category: Home Quotes
"Curses are like young chickens, they always come home to roost"
Author: Southey Quotes Category: Home Quotes



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