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Quotation by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
To most men, experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illumine only the track it has passed.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834), British poet, critic. repr. In Collected Works, vol. 14, ed. Kathleen Coburn (1990). Table Talk, "1820," Letters and Conversations of S.T. Coleridge, vol. 1, "Thomas Allsop" (1836).
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