Robert South. Quotes

Abstinence is the great strengthener and clearer of reason. Robert South

Action is the highest perfection and drawing forth of the utmost power, vigor, and activity of man’s nature. Robert South

Innocence is like polished armor; it adorns and defends. Robert South

Defeat should never be a source of discouragement, but rather a fresh stimulus. Robert South

If there be any truer measure of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives. Robert South

Speech was given to the ordinary sort of men, whereby to communicate their mind; but to wise men, whereby to conceal it. Robert South

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 South

A man never outlives his conscience, and that, for this cause only, he cannot outlive himself. Robert South

It would be a rarity worth seeing could any one show us such a thing as a perfectly reconciled enemy. Robert South

Novelty is the great parent of pleasure. Robert South

Society is built upon trust. Robert South

There is no weariness like that which rises from doubting, from the perpetual jogging of unfixed reason. Robert South