Samuel Coleridge Quotes

29 Samuel Coleridge quotes:

"I have often thought what a melancholy world this would be without children, and what an inhuman world without the aged"
"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
"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"
"To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of a school is to put a racehorse on a treadmill."
Author: Coleridge Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"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."
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"Reviewers are usually people who would have been, poets, historians, biographer, if they could. They have tried their talents at one thing or another and have failed; therefore they turn critic."
Author: Coleridge Quotes Category: Critics And Criticism Quotes Historians Quotes
"The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable."
"The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father."
Author: Coleridge Quotes Category: Family Quotes
"Talk of the devil, and his horns appear"
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"And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility."
"Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth."
"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."
"Our own heart, and not other men's opinion, forms our true honor."
Author: Coleridge Quotes Category: Honor Quotes
"Only the wise possess ideas; the greater part of mankind are possessed by them."
Author: Coleridge Quotes Category: Ideas Quotes
"The wise only possess ideas? the greater part of mankind are possessed by them."
Author: Coleridge Quotes Category: Ideas Quotes
"Those who best know human nature will acknowledge most fully what a strength light hearted nonsense give to a hard working man"
"No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor."
Author: Coleridge Quotes Category: Humorous Quotes
"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."

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