139 Total Quotes

Samuel Coleridge Quotes

Samuel Coleridge,
The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.
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#Family #Mother #Mothers #Mothers Day

Samuel Coleridge,
A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive
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#Holy

Samuel Coleridge,
He who begins by loving Christianity more than Truth, will proceed by loving his sect or church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself better than all
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#Christianity

Samuel Coleridge,
You see how this House of Commons has begun to verify all the ill prophecies that were made of it -- low, vulgar, meddling with everything, assuming universal competency, and flattering every base passion -- and sneering at everything noble refined and truly national. The direct tyranny will come on by and by, after it shall have gratified the multitude with the spoil and ruin of the old institutions of the land.
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#Parliament

Samuel Coleridge,
Every reform, however necessary, will by weak minds be carried to an excess, that itself will need reforming
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#Excess

Samuel Coleridge,
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
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#Poetry

Samuel Coleridge,
I pass, like night, from land to land; / I have strange power of speech.
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#Land

Samuel Coleridge,
Those who best know human nature will acknowledge most fully what a strength light hearted nonsense give to a hard working man
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#Human Nature

Samuel Coleridge,
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
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#Admiration

Samuel Coleridge,
The Knight's bones are dust, / And his good sword rust; - / His soul is with the saints, I trust.
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#Saints

Samuel Coleridge,
Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old road of observation, attention, perseverance, and industry.
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#Quotes

Samuel Coleridge,
Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of style.
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#Bible

Samuel Coleridge,
A man may devote himself to death and destruction to save a nation; but no nation will devote itself to death and destruction to save mankind.
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#Death

Samuel Coleridge,
How like herrings and onions our vices are in the morning after we have committed them.
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#Integrity

Samuel Coleridge,
I have often thought what a melancholy world this would be without children, and what an inhuman world without the aged
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#Age And Aging

Samuel Coleridge,
Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never.
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#Action #Imagination

Samuel Coleridge,
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment.
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#Charities

Samuel Coleridge,
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into, the mind.
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#Advice

Samuel Coleridge,
People of humor are always in some degree people of genius.
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#Humorous #Genius

Samuel Coleridge,
`The game is done! I've won, I've won!' / Quoth she, and whistles thrice.
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#Game

Samuel Coleridge,
And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility.
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#Pride #Devil