A noise like of a hidden brook In the leafy month of June, That to the sleeping woods all night Singeth a quiet tune.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)
Source: The Ancient Mariner. Part v.
Contributed by: Zaady
You do not believe, you only believe that you believe.
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.
Our own heart, and not other men's opinions, forms our true honor.
A sadder and a wiser man, He rose the morrow morn.
Source: The Ancient Mariner. Part vii.
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
Alone, alone,-all, all alone; Alone on a wide, wide sea.
Source: The Ancient Mariner. Part iv.
Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms, and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism.
A lady richly clad as she, Beautiful exceedingly.
Source: Christabel. Part i.
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