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
Those who best know human nature will acknowledge most fully what a strength light hearted...
Christianity is not a theory or speculation, but a life; not a philosophy of life,...
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon-forgotten charities...
Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.
And though thou notest from thy safe recess old friends burn dim, like lamps in...
And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility.
Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of...
So lonely 'twas that God himself Scarce seemed there to be.
How like herrings and onions our vices are in the morning after we have committed...
In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in failure.
A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as...
Love is the admiration and cherishing of the amiable qualities of the beloved person, upon...
If a man could pass through Paradise in a dream, and have a flower presented...
Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree
The religion of the Jews is, indeed, a light; but it is as the light...
Greatness and goodness are not means, but ends.
Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old...
It is very pious to say and prudent to affirm that the holy Bible can...
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
We only feel dehumanized when we get trapped in the derogatory images of other people...
Words are made of silver, but silence is made of gold.