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Robert Southey was an English Romantic poet. One of the "Lake Poets"; Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom 1813–1843.

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Quote Left It is with words as with sunbeams. The more they are condenced, the deeper they burn. Quote Right
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Quote Left No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left The Scripture vouches Solomon for the wisest of men; and his proverbs prove him so, 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left A good inclination is but the first rude draught of virtue, but the finishing strokes are from the will, which, if well disposed, will by degrees perfect it, as if all disposed will quickly deface it. Quote Right
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