Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes

Persecution is a very easy form of virtue.
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On Pilgrim's Progress: I could not have believed beforehand that Calvinism could be painted in such exquisitely delightful colors.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

How like herrings and onions our vices are in the morning after we have committed them.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

What comes from the heart goes to the heart

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Cant is the parrot talk of a profession.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Blest hour! It was a luxury
to be!

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I am sure from my experience of juries that, in a criminal case especially, they will obey the law as declared by the Judge; they will take the law from the Judge, whether they like it or do not like it, and apply it honestly to the facts before them.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

There is small chance of truth at the goal, where there is not childlike humility at the starting-post.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

An idea, in the highest sense of that word, cannot be conveyed but by a symbol.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Happiness can be built only on virtue, and must of necessity have truth for its foundation.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

To carry feelings of childhood into the powers of adulthood, to combine the child's sense of wonder and novelty with the appearances which every day for years has rendered familiar, this is the character and privilege of genius, and one of the marks which distinguish it from talent.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Real pain can alone cure us of imaginary ills. We feel a thousand miseries till we are lucky enough to feel misery.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

It [is] very unfair to influence a child's mind by inculcating any opinions before it [has] come to years of discretion to choose for itself.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

To admire on principle is the only way to imitate without loss of originality.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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