Robert Southey Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old robert southey quotes, robert southey sayings, and robert southey proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


By writing much, one learns to write well.     

Robert Southey

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

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

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

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.     

Robert Southey

Live as long as you may. The first twenty years are the longest half of your life.     

Robert Southey

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.     

Robert Southey

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

What are little boys made of? Snips and snails and puppy-dog tails, And such are little boys made of.     

Robert Southey

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

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

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

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

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

A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden.     

Robert Southey

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

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

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

Robert Southey

A stubborn mind conduces as little to wisdom or even to knowledge, as a stubborn temper to happiness.     

Robert Southey

Curses are like young chickens, they always come home to roost.     

Robert Southey

Green moss shines there with ice encased; The long grass bends its spear-like form; And lovely is the silvery scene When faint the sun-beams smile.     

Robert Southey

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.     

Robert Southey

The grave Is but the threshold of eternity.     

Robert Southey

My days among the Dead are past;Around me I behold,Where'er these casual eyes are cast,The mighty minds of old;My never-failing friends are they,With whom I converse day by day.     

Robert Southey