Samuel Coleridge Quotes


29 Samuel Coleridge quotes:



"The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father."
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"Our own heart, and not other men's opinion, forms our true honor."
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"Those who best know human nature will acknowledge most fully what a strength light hearted nonsense give to a hard working man"
"Acquaintance many, and conquaintance few, But for inquaintance I know only two - The friend I've wept and the maid I woo"
"People of humor are always in some degree people of genius."
"The primary imagination I hold to be the living power and prime agent of all human perception, and as a repetition in the finite mind of the eternal act of creation in the infinite I Am."
"I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry; that is, prose = words in their best order; poetry = the best words in the best order"
Author: Coleridge Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Poetry has been to me its own exceeding great reward; it has given me the habit of wishing to discover the good and beautiful in all that meets and surrounds me"
Author: Coleridge Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never."
"Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into, the mind."
Author: Coleridge Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor."
Author: Coleridge Quotes Category: Humorous Quotes
"I pass, like night, from land to land; / I have strange power of speech."
Author: Coleridge Quotes Category: Land Quotes
"In wonder all philosophy began, in wonder it ends, and admiration fill up the interspace; but the first wonder is the offspring of ignorance, the last is the parent of adoration"
"The Language of the Dream/Night is contrary to that of Waking/Day. It is a language of Images and Sensations, the various dialects of which are far less different from each other, than the various Day-Languages of Nations."
Author: Coleridge Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes
"And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility."
"A man's desire is for the woman, but the woman's desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man"
"The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman."
Author: Coleridge Quotes Category: Marriage Quotes
"Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth."
"Shakespeare knew the human mind, and its most minute and intimate workings, and he never introduces a word, or a thought, in vain or out of place; if we do not understand him, it is our own fault"
"The wise only possess ideas? the greater part of mankind are possessed by them."
Author: Coleridge Quotes Category: Ideas Quotes



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