Samuel Taylor Coleridge

1772 - 1834

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 belief

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You do not believe, you only believe that you believe.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge on authors, country, good, and heart

Why are not more gems from our great authors scattered over the country . . . .Let every bookworm, when in any fragrant, scarce, old tome he discovers a sentence, a story, an illustration, that does his heart good, hasten to give it.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge on heart, honor, and men

Our own heart, and not other men's opinions, forms our true honor.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge on pleasure and sacred

In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure-dome decree: Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

Source: Kubla Khan

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge on common sense, wisdom, and world

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

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge on darkness

The sun's rim dips; the stars rush out: At one stride comes the dark; With far-heard whisper o'er the sea, Off shot the spectre-bark.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

Source: The Ancient Mariner. Part iii.

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge on experience

The light which experience gives us is a lantern on the stern which shines only on the waves behind us.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Carv'd with figures strange and sweet, All made out of the carver's brain.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

Source: Christabel. Part i.

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