All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
No age seemed the age of romance to itself.
What you see, but can't see over is as good as infinite.
If you do not wish a man to do a thing, you had better get...
Instead of saying that man is the creature of circumstance, it would be nearer the...
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
I grow daily to honour facts more and more, and theory less and less. A...
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
Clever men are good, but they are not the best.
The mystical bond of brotherhood makes all men brothers
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere...
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
Wonder is the basis of worship
Society is founded upon cloth.
No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography...
Teach a parrot the terms supply and demand and you've got an economist.
History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their...
There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary...
Literature is an investment of genius which has dividends to all subsequent times
I cannot tell what the dickens his name is