Robert Southey Quotes
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Ambition is an idol, on whose wi
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Call not that man wretched, who whatever ills he suffers, has a child to love.
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How little do they see what really is, who frame their hasty judgment upon that which seems.
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If you be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams - the more they are condensed the deeper they burn.
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It is with words as with sunbeams. The more they are condenced, the deeper they burn.
If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams - the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
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 brutified his nature and quenched the spirit of immortality which is his portion.
How little do they see what really is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems.
Would you who judge of the lawfulness or unlawfulness of pleasure, take this rule; whatever weakens your reason, impairs the tenderness of your conscience, obscures your sense of God, or takes off the relish of spiritual things; in short; whatever increases the strength and authority of your body over your mind, that is sin to you; however innocent it may be in itself.