Samuel Taylor Coleridge

1772 - 1834

A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge on future, language, mind, past, and weapons

Language is the armoury of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge on eternity and life

How well he fell asleepl Like some proud river, widening toward the sea; Calmly and grandly, silently and deep, Life joined eternity.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

Source: Christabel. Part i.

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge on children

He holds him with his glittering eye, And listens like a three years' child.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

Source: The Ancient Mariner. Part i.

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge on god and loneliness

So lonely 't was, that God himself Scarce seemed there to be.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

Source: The Ancient Mariner. Part vii.

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge on fear

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Like one that on a lonesome road Doth walk in fear and dread, And having once turned round walks on, And turns no more his head, Because he knows a frightful fiend Doth close behind him tread.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

Source: The Ancient Mariner. Part vi.

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge on art

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And thou art long and lank and brown, As is the ribbed sea-sand.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

Source: The Ancient Mariner. Part iv.

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Her gentle limbs did she undress, And lay down in her loveliness.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

Source: Christabel. Part i.

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge on life, magic, mystery, nature, and time

...from the time of Kepler to that of Newton, and from Newton to Hartley, not only all things in external nature, but the subtlest mysteries of life and organization, and even of the intellect and moral being, were conjured within the magic circle of mathematical formulae.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

Source: The Theory of Life.

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge on anguish and children

Our quaint metaphysical opinions, in an hour of anguish, are like playthings by the bedside of a child deathly sick.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge on idleness

As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

Source: The Ancient Mariner. Part ii.

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