Every noble work is at first impossible.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Reform is not pleasant, but grievous; no person can reform themselves without suffering and hard...
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of...
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
Blessed is he who has found his work.
The true past departs not, no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or...
Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
The man who cannot laugh is not only fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils; but...
The deadliest sin were the consciousness of no sin
A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.
Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults...
The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be of the noblest.
History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their...
Imperfection clings to a person, and if they wait till they are brushed off entirely,...
A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope.
The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was.
Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong.
Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness; on...
If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if...
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.