Those who best know human nature will acknowledge most fully what a strength light hearted nonsense give to a hard working man
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Humor is consistent with pathos, whilst wit is not.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten...
Our own heart, and not other men's opinions form our true honor.
Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old...
Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or...
All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness
Until you understand a writer's ignorance, presume yourself ignorant of his understanding.
Brute animals have the vowel sounds; man only can utter consonants.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon-forgotten charities...
Works of imagination should be written in very plain language; the more purely imaginative they...
If a man could pass through Paradise in a dream, and have a flower presented...
A man's as old as he's feeling. A woman as old as she looks.
Reviewers are usually people who would have been, poets, historians, biographer, if they could. They...
The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable.
Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of...
I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry;...
And though thou notest from thy safe recess old friends burn dim, like lamps in...
I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.
No man was ever yet a great poet, without being at the same time a...
That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith.