Reviewers are usually people who would have been, poets, historians, biographer, if they could. They have tried their talents at one thing or another and have failed; therefore they turn critic.
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes
All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness.
Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion....
Brute animals have the vowel sounds; man only can utter consonants.
The most happy marriage I can picture or imagine to myself would be the union...
Love is the admiration and cherishing of the amiable qualities of the beloved person, upon...
The three great ends which a statesman ought to propose to himself in the government...
No one does anything from a single motive.
All thoughts, all passions, all delights, whatever stirs this mortal frame, all are but ministers...
Why are not more gems from our great authors scattered over the country? Great books...
Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.
Its body brevity, and wit its soul.
Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm.
And though thou notest from thy safe recess old friends burn dim, like lamps in...
If a man could pass through Paradise in a dream, and have a flower presented...
No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.
Imagination is the living power and prime agent of all human perception.
Shakespeare knew the human mind, and its most minute and intimate workings, and he never...
What is a epigram? A dwarfish whole. Its body brevity, and wit its soul.
Good and bad men are less than they seem.
Not one man in a thousand has the strength of mind or the goodness of...