"The three great ends which a statesman ought to propose to himself in the government of a nation, are one, Security to possessors two, facility to acquirers and three, hope to all."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Samuel Taylor Coleridge on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Thomas Paine
"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."
"In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in failure."