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A list of the best Robert Southey quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Robert Southey quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Robert Southey quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Robert Southey should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Robert Southey quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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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. Robert Southey

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All deception in the course of life is indeed nothing else but a lie reduced to practice, and falsehood passing from words into things. Robert Southey

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No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth. Robert Southey

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Ambition is an idol, on whose wings great minds are carried only to extreme; to be sublimely great or to be nothing. Robert Southey

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Not where I breathe, but where I love, I live; Not where I love, but where I am, I die. Robert Southey

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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. Robert Southey

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What will not woman, gentle woman dare; when strong affection stirs her spirit up? Robert Southey

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Affliction is not sent in vain, young man, from that good God, who chastens whom he loves. Robert Southey

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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. Robert Southey

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How little do they see what is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems. Robert Southey

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If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -- the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn. Robert Southey

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It is with words as with sunbeams -- the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn. Robert Southey