The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon-forgotten charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heart-felt compliment, and the countless infinitesimals of pleasurable and genial feeling
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten...
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Good and bad men are less than they seem.
Shakespeare knew the human mind, and its most minute and intimate workings, and he never...
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I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry;...
What is a epigram? A dwarfish whole. Its body brevity, and wit its soul.
That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith.
Until you understand a writer's ignorance, presume yourself ignorant of his understanding.
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Poetry: the best words in the best order.
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Only the wise possess ideas; the greater part of mankind are possessed by them.
People of humor are always in some degree people of genius.
It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take...
Sure, the comedians who swear or use scatological humor can get laughs, but they're uncomfortable...
Whenever I feel the need to exercise, I lie down until it goes away.