Every noble work is at first impossible.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Be not a slave of words.
The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to...
As a first approximation, I define belief not as the object of believing (a dogma,...
Love is not altogether a , yet it has many points in common therewith
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults...
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It...
Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less...
It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age...
Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom.
The spiritual is the parent of the practical.
Wonder is the basis of worship.
What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished...
The world is an old woman, and mistakes any gilt farthing for a gold coin;...
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which...
For all right judgment of any man or things it is useful, nay, essential, to...
A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.