If a man could pass through Paradise in a dream, and have a flower presented to him as a pledge that his soul had really been there, and if he found that flower in his hand when he awake -…
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes
I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.
Shakespeare knew the human mind, and its most minute and intimate workings, and he never...
Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of...
Not one man in a thousand has the strength of mind or the goodness of...
Brute animals have the vowel sounds; man only can utter consonants.
Poetry: the best words in the best order
The Nightmare Life-in-Death was she, / Who thicks man's blood with cold.
A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as...
Good and bad men are less than they seem.
Talk of the devil, and his horns appear.
Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry;...
Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm.
So lonely 'twas that God himself Scarce seemed there to be.
To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of a school is to...
Poetry has been to me its own exceeding great reward; it has given me the...
And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility.
Friendship is a sheltering tree.
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that...