Democracy is, by the nature of it, a self-cancelling business: and gives in the long run a net result of zero
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope; this...
Instead of saying that man is the creature of circumstance, it would be nearer the...
Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no...
No age seemed the age of romance to itself.
Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we...
Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness; on...
A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it,...
No pressure, no diamonds.
History is the essence of innumerable biographies
Every new opinion, at its starting, is precisely in a minority of one.
Clever men are good, but they are not the best.
No violent extreme endures.
Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It...
Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith.
The real use of gunpowder is to make all men tall.
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere...
A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there...