Advice is like snow - the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind.
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Common-sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility.
Those who best know human nature will acknowledge most fully what a strength light hearted...
Poetry: the best words in the best order.
He who begins by loving Christianity more than Truth, will proceed by loving his sect...
Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm.
Works of imagination should be written in very plain language; the more purely imaginative they...
A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as...
Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of...
No man was ever yet a great poet, without being at the same time a...
Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of...
Our own heart, and not other men's opinions form our true honor.
To most men experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illuminate only...
I have often thought what a melancholy world this would be without children, and what...
Only the wise possess ideas; the greater part of mankind are possessed by them.
Pity is best taught by fellowship in woe
None pities him that is in the snare, who warned before, would not beware
The poor man is not he who is without a cent, but he who is...
Soft pity enters an iron gate.