Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes








The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment.

What is an epigram A dwarfish whole, its body brevity, and wit its soul.





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





I have seen gross intolerance shown in support of toleration.


If you would stand well with a great mind, leave him with a favorable impression of yourself; if with a little mind, leave him with a favorable impression of himself.



There is no such thing as a worthless book though there are some far worse than worthless; no book that is not worth preserving, if its existence may be tolerated; as there may be some men whom it may be proper to hang, but none should be suffered to starve.









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

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









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