Do the duty which lieth nearest to thee! Thy second duty will already have become clearer
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
History is the essence of innumerable biographies
Debt is a bottomless sea.
A man lives by believing something: not by debating and arguing about many things.
Thought once awakened does not again slumber; unfolds itself into a System of Thought; grows,...
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
The mystical bond of brotherhood makes all men brothers
In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom...
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults...
He who could foresee affairs three days in advance would be rich for thousands of...
The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be noblest
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better,...
A force as of madness in the hands of reason has done all that was...
It is a strange trade that of advocacy. Your intellect, your highest heavenly gift is...
The deadliest sin were the consciousness of no sin
For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and...
Men seldom, or rather never for a length of time and deliberately, rebel against anything...
Narrative is linear, but action has breadth and depth as well as height and is...
The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be of the noblest.