A force as of madness in the hands of reason has done all that was ever done in the world
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Woe to him that claims obedience when it is not due; woe to him that...
Debt is a bottomless sea.
Silence is as deep as eternity; speech, shallow as time.
Nothing that was worthy in the past departs; no truth or goodness realized by man...
Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
Writing is a dreadful labor, yet not so dreadful as Idleness.
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became...
Let each become all that he was created capable of being.
History, a distillation of rumour.
Sarcasm is the language of the devil, for which reason I have long since as...
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
Wonder is the basis of worship.
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
Isolation is the sum total of wretchedness to a man.
Parliament will train you to talk; and above all things to hear, with patience, unlimited...
I don't pretend to understand the Universe - it's a great deal bigger than I...
Foolish men imagine that because judgement for an evil thing is delayed, there is no...
Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful man...
An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.
Cheerfulness is the atmosphere in which all things thrive