He who begins by loving Christianity more than Truth, will proceed by loving his sect or church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself better than all
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Swans sing before they die - 'twere no bad thing should certain persons die before...
There is no such thing as a worthless book though there are some far worse...
Those who best know human nature will acknowledge most fully what a strength light hearted...
Plagiarists are always suspicious of being stolen from.
And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility.
No one does anything from a single motive.
Imagination is the living power and prime agent of all human perception.
No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.
As I live and am a man, this is an unexaggerated tale - my dreams...
The man's desire is for the woman; but the woman's desire is rarely other than...
I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry;...
To most men, experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illumine only...
Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
The most happy marriage I can picture or imagine to myself would be the union...
I do not call the sod under my feet my country; but language religion government...
Its body brevity, and wit its soul.
Friendship is a sheltering tree.
So lonely 'twas that God himself Scarce seemed there to be.
To be alone is to be different, to be different is to be alone.
One who had it all is now without lonely an all alone with only pride...