Quotations by Author

Robert Southey

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

If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams - the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.

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.