General principles... are to the facts as the root and sap of a tree are to its leaves.
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes
Talk of the devil, and his horns appear
The man's desire is for the woman; but the woman's desire is rarely other than...
The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable.
People of humor are always in some degree people of genius.
Humor is consistent with pathos, whilst wit is not.
To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of a school is to...
Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion....
Poetry: the best words in the best order
How like herrings and onions our vices are in the morning after we have committed...
A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive.
The religion of the Jews is, indeed, a light; but it is as the light...
The faults of great authors are generally excellences carried to an excess.
He who begins by loving Christianity more than Truth, will proceed by loving his sect...
I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.
All thoughts, all passions, all delights, whatever stirs this mortal frame, all are but ministers...
Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of...
Swans sing before they die - 'twere no bad thing should certain persons die before...
Brute animals have the vowel sounds; man only can utter consonants.
Plagiarists are always suspicious of being stolen from.
I may not hope from outward forms to win The passion and the life, whose...