Samuel Taylor Coleridge

1772 - 1834

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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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

A sadder and a wiser man, He rose the morrow morn.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

Source: The Ancient Mariner. Part vii.

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge on advice and mind

Advice is like snow; the softer it falls the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Alone, alone,-all, all alone; Alone on a wide, wide sea.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

Source: The Ancient Mariner. Part iv.

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge on aphorisms, knowledge, and men

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.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

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A Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

A lady richly clad as she, Beautiful exceedingly.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

Source: Christabel. Part i.

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