Quotation by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

My case is a species of madness, only that it is a derangement of the Volition, & not of the intellectual faculties.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834), British poet, critic. Letter, April 26, 1814. The Collected Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, vol. 3 (1959).

Referring to his addiction to laudanum.
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