Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor
Coleridge
1772
1834

English Poet, Romantic, Literary Critic and Philosopher, a Founder of the Romantic Movement in England

Author Quotes

No man in a thousand has the strength of mind or goodness of heart to be an atheist.

No man was ever yet a great poet, without being at the same time a profound philosopher.

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.

The history of all the world tells us that immoral means will ever intercept good ends.

All the great – the permanently great – things that have been achieved in the world have been so achieved by individuals, working from the instinct of genius or goodness.

The name of God may be written upon that soul thou treadest on.

Every reform, however necessary, will by weak minds be carried to an excess which will itself need reforming.

Truth needs not the service of passion; yea, nothing so deserves it, as passion when set to serve it. The Spirit of Truth is the Spirit of Meekness.

He prayeth best, who loveth best all things both great and small.

Truth needs not the service of passion; yea, nothing so dis-serves it, as passion when set to serve it. The Spirit of Truth is the Spirit of Meekness.

Author Picture
First Name
Samuel Taylor
Last Name
Coleridge
Birth Date
1772
Death Date
1834
Bio

English Poet, Romantic, Literary Critic and Philosopher, a Founder of the Romantic Movement in England