Quotation by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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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