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Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you went to heaven and there plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if,when you awoke,you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then?

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Poetry: the best words in the best order.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Sir, I admit your general rule, That every poet is a fool, But you yourself may serve to show it, That every fool is not a poet.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Day after day, day after day, We stuck, nor breath nor motion; As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge


Our own heart, and not other men's opinions, forms our true honor.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge


He who is best prepared can best serve his moment of inspiration.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

#poetry #philosophical

About Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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William Hazlitt a Unitarian minister's son was in the congregation having walked from Wem in order to hear him. These events cut cruelly into the hearts of old men: but the good Dr. To Coleridge the "cinque spotted spider" making its way upstream "by fits and starts" [Biographia Literaria] is not merely a comment on the intermittent nature of creativity imagination or spiritual progress but the journey and destination of his life.

Throughout his adult life Coleridge suffered from crippling bouts of anxiety and depression; it has been speculated by some that he suffered from bipolar disorder a condition not identified during his lifetime. He wrote the poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan as well as the major prose work Biographia Literaria. He was treated for these concerns with laudanum which fostered a lifelong opium addiction.

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