Quotations From SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE

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  • 21.
    Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms: and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism.
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), British poet, critic. Aids to Reflection, "Introductory Aphorisms," no. 27 (1825), repr. In Works, vol. I, ed. Professor Shedd (1853).
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