A force as of madness in the hands of reason has done all that was ever done in the world
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.
No pressure, no diamonds.
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.
Biography is the only true history
Endurance is patience concentrated.
It is a strange trade that of advocacy. Your intellect, your highest heavenly gift is...
The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they...
What an enormous magnifier is tradition! How a thing grows in the human memory and...
Manners are stronger than laws
Happy the people whose annals are blank in history books.
No age seemed the age of romance to itself.
Youth is to all the glad season of life; but often only by what it...
Habit is the deepest law of human nature
Ridicule is the language of the devil
Let each become all that he was created capable of being.
Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable...
Reform is not pleasant, but grievous; no person can reform themselves without suffering and hard...
Nothing that was worthy in the past departs; no truth or goodness realized by man...
Wonder is the basis of worship.