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Samuel Taylor Coleridge
October 21, 1772 - July 25, 1834
Nationality: English
Category: Poet
Subcategory: English Poet

A man's desire is for the woman, but the woman's desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man.


Swans sing before they die - 'twere no bad thing should certain persons die before they sing.


The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.


Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.


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


Poetry has been to me its own exceeding great reward; it has given me the habit of wishing to discover the good and beautiful in all that meets and surrounds me.


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


To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of a school is to put a racehorse on a treadmill.


No man was ever yet a great poet, without being at the same time a profound philosopher.


People of humor are always in some degree people of genius.


Until you understand a writer's ignorance, presume yourself ignorant of his understanding.


As I live and am a man, this is an unexaggerated tale - my dreams become the substances of my life.


Christianity is not a theory or speculation, but a life; not a philosophy of life, but a life and a living process.

    Topics: Christianity

Friendship is a sheltering tree.


Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never.


A man may devote himself to death and destruction to save a nation; but no nation will devote itself to death and destruction to save mankind.


If a man could pass through Paradise in a dream, and have a flower presented to him as a pledge that his soul had really been there, and if he found that flower in his hand when he awake - Aye, what then?


Not one man in a thousand has the strength of mind or the goodness of heart to be an atheist.


Greatness and goodness are not means, but ends.


Good and bad men are less than they seem.


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