"In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in failure."
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Steve Jobs
"The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable."
"A man may devote himself to death and destruction to save a nation but no nation will devote itself to death and destruction to save mankind."
"As I live and am a man, this is an unexaggerated tale - my dreams become the substances of my life."
"To most men experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illuminate only the track it has passed."
"That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith."