I have often thought what a melancholy world this would be without children, and what an inhuman world without the aged
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree
Not one man in a thousand has the strength of mind or the goodness of...
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon-forgotten charities...
Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or...
All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness
The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a...
To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of a school is to...
Poetry: the best words in the best order.
A man may devote himself to death and destruction to save a nation; but no...
Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of...
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten...
I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.
Only the wise possess ideas; the greater part of mankind are possessed by them.
The Nightmare Life-in-Death was she, / Who thicks man's blood with cold.
That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith.
Why are not more gems from our great authors scattered over the country? Great books...
Shakespeare knew the human mind, and its most minute and intimate workings, and he never...
The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart...
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices; he is free and nothing holds him back.
We don't call a man mad who believes that he eats God, but we do...