In wonder all philosophy began, in wonder it ends, and admiration fill up the interspace; but the first wonder is the offspring of ignorance, the last is the parent of adoration
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Good and bad men are less than they seem.
Poetry: the best words in the best order.
Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
How like herrings and onions our vices are in the morning after we have committed...
Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old...
All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness
I may not hope from outward forms to win The passion and the life, whose...
The man's desire is for the woman; but the woman's desire is rarely other than...
Christianity is not a theory or speculation, but a life; not a philosophy of life,...
I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry;...
Common-sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
To most men experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illuminate only...
So lonely 'twas that God himself Scarce seemed there to be.
If a man could pass through Paradise in a dream, and have a flower presented...
All thoughts, all passions, all delights, whatever stirs this mortal frame, all are but ministers...
I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.
Works of imagination should be written in very plain language; the more purely imaginative they...
The faults of great authors are generally excellences carried to an excess.
Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.
It is to see the faults of others, but difficult to see once own faults....