A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
What we might call, by way of eminence, the Dismal Science
Men seldom, or rather never for a length of time and deliberately, rebel against anything...
This world, after all our science and sciences, is still a miracle wonderful, inscrutable, magical...
Do the duty which lieth nearest to thee! Thy second duty will already have become...
Instead of saying that man is the creature of circumstance, it would be nearer the...
Debt is a bottomless sea.
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere...
Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an...
The fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself.
No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of...
No age seemed the age of romance to itself.
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
Clever men are good, but they are not the best.
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It...
Oh, give us the man who sings at his work.
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
In books lies the soul of the whole past time.
Only your friends steal your books.
What irritates me is the bland way people go around saying, 'Oh, our attitude has...