People of humor are always in some degree people of genius.
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Swans sing before they die - 'twere no bad thing should certain persons die before...
Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree
Its body brevity, and wit its soul.
A man may devote himself to death and destruction to save a nation; but no...
What is a epigram? A dwarfish whole. Its body brevity, and wit its soul.
Greatness and goodness are not means, but ends.
No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.
In wonder all philosophy began, in wonder it ends, and admiration fill up the interspace;...
A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as...
Those who best know human nature will acknowledge most fully what a strength light hearted...
All thoughts, all passions, all delights, whatever stirs this mortal frame, all are but ministers...
Plagiarists are always suspicious of being stolen from.
I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.
Christianity is not a theory or speculation, but a life; not a philosophy of life,...
If a man could pass through Paradise in a dream, and have a flower presented...
The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart...
The genius of the Spanish people is exquisitely subtle, without being at all acute; hence...
The Nightmare Life-in-Death was she, / Who thicks man's blood with cold.
The death penalty is becoming a way of life in this country.
Death's in the good-bye.