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Robert South Quotes

Robert South Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Robert South
Type:
Clergy
Nationality:
English
Birth year:

  • 1
    Abstinence is the great strengthener and clearer of reason. Robert_SouthRobert South
  • 2
    An Aristotle was but the rubbish of an Adam, and Athens but the rudiments of Paradise. Robert_SouthRobert South
  • 3
    Anger is a transient hatred; or at least very like it. Robert_SouthRobert South
  • 4
    Defeat should never be a source of discouragement but rather a fresh stimulus. Robert_SouthRobert South
  • 5
    Folly enlarges men's desires while it lessens their capacities. Robert_SouthRobert South
  • 6
    God expects from men something more than at such times, and that it were much to be wished for the credit of their religion as well as the satisfaction of their conscience that their Easter devotions would in some measure come up to their Easter dress. Robert_SouthRobert South
  • 7
    In all worldly things that a man pursues with the greatest eagerness and intention of mind imaginable, he finds not half the pleasure in the actual possession of them, as he proposed to himself in the expectation. Robert_SouthRobert South
  • 8
    In all worldly things that a man pursues with the greatest eagerness he finds not half the pleasure in the possession that he proposed to himself in the expectation. Robert_SouthRobert South
  • 9
    It is the work of fancy to enlarge, but of judgment to shorten and contract; and therefore this must be as far above the other as judgment is a greater and nobler faculty than fancy or imagination. Robert_SouthRobert South
  • 10
    Novelty is the great parent of pleasure. Robert_SouthRobert South
  • 11
    Problems can become opportunities when the right people come together. Robert_SouthRobert South
  • 12
    Similes prove nothing, but yet greatly lighten and relieve the tedium of argument. Robert_SouthRobert South
  • 13
    The mind begins to boggle at unnatural substances as things paradoxical and incomprehensible. Robert_SouthRobert South
  • 14
    The seven wise men of Greece, so famous for their wisdom all the world over, acquired all that fame, each of them, by a single sentence consisting of two or three words. Robert_SouthRobert South