Humor is consistent with pathos, whilst wit is not.
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
To most men experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illuminate only...
Pity is best taught by fellowship in woe
Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of...
Brute animals have the vowel sounds; man only can utter consonants.
The most happy marriage I can picture or imagine to myself would be the union...
No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.
Common-sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
He who begins by loving Christianity more than Truth, will proceed by loving his sect...
The man's desire is for the woman; but the woman's desire is rarely other than...
In wonder all philosophy began, in wonder it ends, and admiration fill up the interspace;...
All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness
Poetry: the best words in the best order
A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive.
Imagination is the living power and prime agent of all human perception.
A man's as old as he's feeling. A woman as old as she looks.
I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.
The genius of the Spanish people is exquisitely subtle, without being at all acute; hence...
General principles... are to the facts as the root and sap of a tree are...
Talk of the devil, and his horns appear.