The genius of the Spanish people is exquisitely subtle, without being at all acute; hence there is so much humour and so little wit in their literature.
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes
Poetry: the best words in the best order
How like herrings and onions our vices are in the morning after we have committed...
Swans sing before they die - 'twere no bad thing should certain persons die before...
I have often thought what a melancholy world this would be without children, and what...
So lonely 'twas that God himself Scarce seemed there to be.
Poetry has been to me its own exceeding great reward; it has given me the...
Friendship is a sheltering tree.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon-forgotten charities...
People of humor are always in some degree people of genius.
In wonder all philosophy began, in wonder it ends, and admiration fill up the interspace;...
Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith.
Our own heart, and not other men's opinions form our true honor.
In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in failure.
Greatness and goodness are not means, but ends.
Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
Every reform, however necessary, will by weak minds be carried to an excess, that itself...
The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a...
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly
A sensible woman should be guided by her head when taking a husband, and by...