As a first approximation, I define belief not as the object of believing (a dogma, a program, etc.) but as the subject's investment in a proposition, the act of saying it and considering it as true.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age...
If what you have done is unjust, you have not succeeded.
Silence is as deep as eternity; speech, shallow as time.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to...
The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was.
A force as of madness in the hands of reason has done all that was...
Wonderful ''Force of Public Opinion!'' We must act and walk in all points as it...
Society is founded upon cloth.
No person is important enough to make me angry.
Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects.
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
This world, after all our science and sciences, is still a miracle wonderful, inscrutable, magical...
What we might call, by way of eminence, the Dismal Science
History, a distillation of rumour.
Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
The difference between Socrates and Jesus? The great conscious and the immeasurably great unconscious.
Silence is more eloquent than words
A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope.
The cut of a garment speaks of intellect and talent and the color of temperament...
No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow...