Every new opinion, at its starting, is precisely in a minority of one.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
As a first approximation, I define belief not as the object of believing (a dogma,...
No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography...
Experience is the best of schoolmasters, only the school fees are heavy
Wonder is the basis of worship.
The true university of these days is a collection of books.
It is a vain hope to make people happy by politics.
Foolish men imagine that because judgement for an evil thing is delayed, there is no...
Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at...
The spiritual is the parent of the practical.
The great law of culture is: Let each become all that he was capable of...
Silence is as deep as eternity; speech, shallow as time.
No pressure, no diamonds.
No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow...
Sarcasm is the language of the devil, for which reason I have long since as...
Laissez-faire, Supply-and-demand, - one begins to be weary of all that. Leave all to egoism,...
All great peoples are conservative.
Every day that is born into the world comes like a burst of music and...
The impossible often has a kind of integrity which the merely improbable lacks.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.