Best Quotes by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Top 10)

  1. Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
  2. Silence does not always mark wisdom.
  3. Water, water, everywhere,And all the boards did shrink;Water, water, everywhere,Nor any drop to drink.
  4. Poetry: the best words in the best order.
  5. Readers may be divided into four classes: 1) Sponges, who absorb all that they read and return it in nearly the same state, only a little dirtied. 2) Sand-glasses, who retain nothing and are content to get through a book for the sake of getting through the time. 3) Strain-bags, who retain merely the dregs of what they read. 4) Mogul diamonds, equally rare and valuable, who profit by what they read, and enable others to profit by it also
  6. 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.
  7. Advice is like snow - the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind.
  8. A great mind must be androgynous.
  9. Our own heart, and not other men's opinions form our true honor.
  10. The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.

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