"To most men experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illuminate only the track it has passed."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Samuel Taylor Coleridge on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Mark Twain
"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."
"In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in failure."
"That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith."