Facts are not truths; they are not conclusions; they are not even premises, but in the nature and parts of premises
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith.
In wonder all philosophy began, in wonder it ends, and admiration fill up the interspace;...
Humor is consistent with pathos, whilst wit is not.
Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm.
All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness
The faults of great authors are generally excellences carried to an excess.
A man may devote himself to death and destruction to save a nation; but no...
So lonely 'twas that God himself Scarce seemed there to be.
I may not hope from outward forms to win The passion and the life, whose...
Every reform, however necessary, will by weak minds be carried to an excess, that itself...
Talk of the devil, and his horns appear
Only the wise possess ideas; the greater part of mankind are possessed by them.
Common-sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
Why are not more gems from our great authors scattered over the country? Great books...
I have often thought what a melancholy world this would be without children, and what...
Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the...
People of humor are always in some degree people of genius.
There's terrific merit in having no sense of humour, no sense of irony, practically no...
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