Samuel Taylor Coleridge

1772 - 1834

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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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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