Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their...
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Do the duty which lieth nearest to thee! Thy second duty will already have become...
Wonderful ''Force of Public Opinion!'' We must act and walk in all points as it...
What we might call, by way of eminence, the Dismal Science
Democracy is, by the nature of it, a self-cancelling business: and gives in the long...
The glory of a workman, still more of a master-workman, that he does his work...
One must verify or expel his doubts, and convert them into the certainty of Yes...
Alas, the fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself
Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
Work alone is noble.
A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
The purpose of man is in action, not thought.
Experience is the best of schoolmasters, only the school fees are heavy
Oh, give us the man who sings at his work.
The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of...