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Samuel Coleridge ,
Samuel Coleridge ,

Originally wanting to start a commune in Pennsylvania espousing communistic values, Samuel Taylor Coleridge is best known for his poems “The Ancient Mariner”, “Kubla Khan”, “Cristabel” and “The Nightingale”. Williams Wordsworth and Coleridge combined their talents to publish “Lyrical Ballads” which helped changed the face of poetry in many respects. Coleridge was also a…

Date of Birth: October 21, 1772
Date of Death: July 25, 1834


Found 143 quotes by Samuel Coleridge .
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Samuel Coleridge

"The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon-forgotten charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heart-felt compliment, and the countless infinitesimals of pleasurable and genial feeling" Samuel Coleridge
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Happiness    inspirational    Life    Quote of the Day   

Samuel Coleridge

"Friendship is a sheltering tree." Samuel Coleridge
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Editor's Pick    Friends Or Friendship    Quote of the Day   

Samuel Coleridge

"No one does anything from a single motive." Samuel Coleridge
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Motivational    Quote of the Day   

Samuel Coleridge

"What comes from the heart, goes to the heart." Samuel Coleridge
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Motivational   

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"A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive" Samuel Coleridge
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Holy   

Samuel Coleridge

"The sun's rim dips; the stars rush out: / At one stride comes the dark." Samuel Coleridge
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"The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father." Samuel Coleridge
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Family    Mother    Mothers    Mothers Day   

Samuel Coleridge

"The one red leaf, the last of its clan, / That dances as often as dance it can, / Hanging so light, and hanging so high, / On the topmost twig that looks up at the sky." Samuel Coleridge
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Samuel Coleridge

"You see how this House of Commons has begun to verify all the ill prophecies that were made of it -- low, vulgar, meddling with everything, assuming universal competency, and flattering every base passion -- and sneering at everything noble refined and truly national. The direct tyranny will come on by and by, after it shall have gratified the multitude with the spoil and ruin of the old institutions of the land." Samuel Coleridge
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Parliament   

Samuel Coleridge

"The fair breeze blew, the white foam flew, / The furrow followed free; / We were the first that ever burst / Into that silent sea." Samuel Coleridge
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"He who begins by loving Christianity more than Truth, will proceed by loving his sect or church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself better than all" Samuel Coleridge
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Christianity   

Samuel Coleridge

"Every reform, however necessary, will by weak minds be carried to an excess, that itself will need reforming" Samuel Coleridge
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Excess   

Samuel Coleridge

"No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor." Samuel Coleridge
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Humorous   

Samuel Coleridge

"I do not call the sod under my feet my country; but language / religion / government / blood / identity in these makes men of one country." Samuel Coleridge
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Country   

Samuel Coleridge

"Reviewers are usually people who would have been, poets, historians, biographer, if they could. They have tried their talents at one thing or another and have failed; therefore they turn critic." Samuel Coleridge
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Critics And Criticism    Historians   

Samuel Coleridge

"We were a ghastly crew." Samuel Coleridge
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Samuel Coleridge

"The Eighth Commandment was not made for bards" Samuel Coleridge
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Samuel Coleridge

"I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry; that is, prose = words in their best order; poetry = the best words in the best order" Samuel Coleridge
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Poetry   

Samuel Coleridge

"In the hexameter rises the fountain's silvery column; / In the pentameter aye falling in melody back." Samuel Coleridge
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"Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth." Samuel Coleridge
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Friends Or Friendship    Gossip   

Samuel Coleridge

"A savage place! as holy and enchanted / As e'er beneath a waning moon was haunted / By woman wailing for her demon lover!" Samuel Coleridge
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Moon   





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