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Robert Southey
(1774-1843) born on
Aug 12
English author. He is chiefly remembered for his association with Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth.
         
   
F
How little do they see what is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems.

R
The three indispensables of genius are understanding, feeling, and perseverance. The three things that enrich genius are contentment of mind, the cherishing of good thoughts, and exercising the memory.
A
Ambition is an idol, on whose wings
Great minds are carried only to extreme;
To be sublimely great or to be nothing.
N
If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -- the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
K
Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
R: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
A: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
N: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
K: "The Doctor," ch. 130.
   


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