Quotations From SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE


» More about Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Poemhunter

 

  • In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in folly.
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), British poet, critic. repr. In Collected Works, vol. 14, ed. Kathleen Coburn (1990). Table Talk, "5 Oct 1830," Specimens of the Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ed. Henry Nelson Coleridge (1835).

    Read more quotations about / on: fear
  • No man was ever yet a great poet, without being at the same time a profound philosopher.
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), British poet, critic. Biographia Literaria, ch. 15 (1817).

    Read more quotations about / on: time
  • That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith.
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), British poet, critic. Biographia Literaria, ch. 14 (1817).

    Read more quotations about / on: faith
  • Until you understand a writer's ignorance, presume yourself ignorant of his understanding.
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), British poet, critic. Biographia Literaria, ch. 12 (1817).
  • Every reform, however necessary, will by weak minds be carried to an excess, which will itself need reforming.
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), British poet, critic. Biographia Literaria, ch. 1 (1817).
  • Some men are like musical glasses; to produce their finest tones, you must keep them wet.
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), British poet, critic. repr. In Collected Works, vol. 14, ed. Kathleen Coburn (1990). Table Talk, "20 Jan. 1834," Specimens of the Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ed. Henry Nelson Coleridge (1835).
  • My case is a species of madness, only that it is a derangement of the Volition, & not of the intellectual faculties.
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), British poet, critic. Letter, April 26, 1814. The Collected Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, vol. 3 (1959). Referring to his addiction to laudanum.
  • The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable.
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), British poet, critic. repr. In Collected Works, vol. 14, ed. Kathleen Coburn (1990). Table Talk, in Specimens of the Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ed. Henry Nelson Coleridge (1835).
  • Summer has set in with its usual severity.
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), British poet, critic. Letter, May 9, 1826, by essayist Charles Lamb. Quoted in Letters of Charles Lamb, vol. 2, ed. Alfed Ainger (1888).

    Read more quotations about / on: summer
  • How inimitably graceful children are in general before they learn to dance!
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), British poet, critic. repr. In Collected Works, vol. 14, ed. Kathleen Coburn (1990). Table Talk, "1 Jan. 1832," Specimens of the Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ed. Henry Nelson Coleridge (1835).

    Read more quotations about / on: dance, children
[Hata Bildir]