Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Oh, give us the man who sings at his work.
Endurance is patience concentrated.
The real use of gunpowder is to make all men tall.
Heroism is the divine relation which, in all times, unites a great man to other...
Silence is as deep as eternity; speech, shallow as time.
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn...
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better....
Thought is the parent of the deed.
Happy the people whose annals are blank in history books
He who could foresee affairs three days in advance would be rich for thousands of...
Men seldom, or rather never for a length of time and deliberately, rebel against anything...
Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
All great peoples are conservative.
Sarcasm is the language of the devil, for which reason I have long since as...
A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.
Wonder is the basis of worship.
Teach a parrot the terms supply and demand and you've got an economist.
Be not a slave of words.