Robert South Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches



Robert South Quotes and Sayings

Robert South Quotes, Quotations, Sayings, Remarks and Thoughts
Name:
Robert South (random)
Books & Videos:
Robert South Books & Videos
Type:
Clergyman
Nationality:
English
Birth Date / Year:
1634
Death Date / Year:
1716
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    Abstinence is the great strengthener and clearer of reason. Robert South | Refcard PDF
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    An Aristotle was but the rubbish of an Adam, and Athens but the rudiments of Paradise. Robert South | Refcard PDF
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    Anger is a transient hatred; or at least very like it. Robert South | Refcard PDF
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    Defeat should never be a source of discouragement but rather a fresh stimulus. Robert South | Refcard PDF
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    Folly enlarges men's desires while it lessens their capacities. Robert South | Refcard PDF
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    God afflicts with the mind of a father, and kills for no other purpose but that he may raise again. Robert South | Refcard PDF
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    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 South | Refcard PDF
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    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 South | Refcard PDF
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    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 South | Refcard PDF
  • 10
    Let a man be but in earnest in praying against a temptation as the tempter is in pressing it, and he needs not proceed by a surer measure. Robert South | Refcard PDF
  • 11
    Loquacity storms the ear, but modesty takes the heart. Robert South | Refcard PDF
  • 12
    Novelty is the great parent of pleasure. Robert South | Refcard PDF
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    Problems can become opportunities when the right people come together. Robert South | Refcard PDF
  • 14
    Similes prove nothing, but yet greatly lighten and relieve the tedium of argument. Robert South | Refcard PDF
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    Speech was given to the ordinary sort or men, whereby to communicate their mind; but to wise men, whereby to conceal it. Robert South | Refcard PDF
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    The mind begins to boggle at unnatural substances as things paradoxical and incomprehensible. Robert South | Refcard PDF
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    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 South | Refcard PDF

 

  

  

 

  

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