Samuel Taylor Coleridge Sayings and Quotes

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The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

My eyes make pictures when they are shut.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

A man's desire is for the woman, but the woman's desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

He who is best prepared can best serve his moment of inspiration.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Our own heart, and not other men's opinion, form our true honor.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

To meet, to know, to love and then to part, is the sad tale of many a heart.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

To meet, to know, to love and then to part, Is the sad tale of many a heart.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Pity is best taught by fellowship in woe.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

That gracious thing, made up of tears and light.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Christianity is not a theory or speculation, but a life; not a philosophy of life, but a living presence.      

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Men of genius are rarely much annoyed by the company of vulgar people.      

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

When a man mistakes his thoughts for persons and things, this is madness.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Tis a month before the month of May, And the spring comes slowly up this way.     

Samuel Taylor 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.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Christianity is not a theory or speculation, but a life; not a philosophy of life, but a life and a living process.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Plagiarists are always suspicious of being stolen from.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

He who is best prepared can best serve his moment of inspiration.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Metaphysics, the science which determines what can and what cannot be known of being and the laws of being.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The faults of great authors are generally excellences carried to an excess.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Tis a month before the month of May, And the spring comes slowly up this way.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of a school is to put a racehorse on a treadmill.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Persecution is a very easy form of virtue.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The rules of prudence, like the laws of the stone tables, are for the most part prohibitive. "Thou shalt not" is their characteristic formula.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge