Democracy is cumbersome, slow and inefficient, but in due time, the voice of the people will be heard and their latent wisdom will prevail
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thought is the parent of the deed.
Biography is the only true history
Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which...
Music is well said to be the speech of angels; in fact, nothing among the...
Alas, the fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself
If what you have done is unjust, you have not succeeded.
No ghost was every seen by two pair of eyes.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
Instead of saying that man is the creature of circumstance, it would be nearer the...
Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.
History, a distillation of rumour.
The mystical bond of brotherhood makes all men brothers
All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation...
Habit is the deepest law of human nature
Let each become all that he was created capable of being.
Ridicule is the language of the devil
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a...
Reform is not pleasant, but grievous; no person can reform themselves without suffering and hard...
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.