A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Reform is not pleasant, but grievous; no person can reform themselves without suffering and hard...
Biography is the only true history
Necessity dispenseth with decorum.
Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.
The mystical bond of brotherhood makes all men brothers
Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith.
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes...
Instead of saying that man is the creature of circumstance, it would be nearer the...
Clever men are good, but they are not the best.
Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects.
Narrative is linear, but action has breadth and depth as well as height and is...
For all right judgment of any man or thing it is useful, nay, essential, to...
Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope; this...
All great peoples are conservative.
Debt is a bottomless sea.
Happy the people whose annals are blank in history books.
To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made...
Endurance is patience concentrated.
Endurance is the ability to weather a trial without resorting to sinful means of deliverance.
We also boast of our troubles, because we know that trouble produces endurance, endurance brings...