Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
Every noble work is at first impossible.
In idleness there is a perpetual despair
The true past departs not, no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or...
A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope.
What we might call, by way of eminence, the Dismal Science
If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth, is there a more horrid kind of...
It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see
The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was.
No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow...
Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
Instead of saying that man is the creature of circumstance, it would be nearer the...
Thought is the parent of the deed.
Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable...
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing...
Narrative is linear, but action has breadth and depth as well as height and is...
Wonder is the basis of worship
Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong.
A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there...
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.