Talk of the devil, and his horns appear
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness
In wonder all philosophy began, in wonder it ends, and admiration fill up the interspace;...
And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility.
Advice is like snow - the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and...
The most happy marriage I can picture or imagine to myself would be the union...
Only the wise possess ideas; the greater part of mankind are possessed by them.
Poetry: the best words in the best order
A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive.
In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in failure.
People of humor are always in some degree people of genius.
Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of...
The man's desire is for the woman; but the woman's desire is rarely other than...
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten...
Poetry has been to me its own exceeding great reward; it has given me the...
Its body brevity, and wit its soul.
No one does anything from a single motive.
Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion....
A man's as old as he's feeling. A woman as old as she looks.
No man was ever yet a great poet, without being at the same time a...
To most men experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illuminate only...