A man's felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessing of fortune, but in the inward and unseen perfections and riches of the mind.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
All great peoples are conservative.
What an enormous magnifier is tradition! How a thing grows in the human memory and...
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and...
Music is well said to be the speech of angels; in fact, nothing among the...
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.
Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults...
The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
Biography is the only true history
Wonder is the basis of worship.
The outer passes away; the innermost is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth, is there a more horrid kind of...
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow...
As a first approximation, I define belief not as the object of believing (a dogma,...
Our grand business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to...
This world, after all our science and sciences, is still a miracle wonderful, inscrutable, magical...
Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you...
Work alone is noble.