Humor is consistent with pathos, whilst wit is not.
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive.
If a man could pass through Paradise in a dream, and have a flower presented...
A man's desire is for the woman, but the woman's desire is rarely other than...
A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as...
The Nightmare Life-in-Death was she, / Who thicks man's blood with cold.
Common-sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
Christianity is not a theory or speculation, but a life; not a philosophy of life,...
Those who best know human nature will acknowledge most fully what a strength light hearted...
Imagination is the living power and prime agent of all human perception.
Pity is best taught by fellowship in woe
That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith.
No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.
Good and bad men are less than they seem.
Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old...
People of humor are always in some degree people of genius.
No man was ever yet a great poet, without being at the same time a...
Brute animals have the vowel sounds; man only can utter consonants.
I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry;...
Every reform, however necessary, will by weak minds be carried to an excess, that itself...
General principles... are to the facts as the root and sap of a tree are...