Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness; on the confines of the two everlasting empires, necessity and free will.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to...
We do everything by custom, even believe by it; our very axioms, let us boast...
Thought once awakened does not again slumber; unfolds itself into a System of Thought; grows,...
In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment.
A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope.
Love is the only game that is not called on account of darkness.
Good breeding differs, if at all, from high breeding only as it gracefully remembers the...
Wonder is the basis of worship
The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was.
Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong.
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be of the noblest.
Every day that is born into the world comes like a burst of music and...
No person is important enough to make me angry.
Heroism is the divine relation which, in all times, unites a great man to other...
Everywhere in life the true question is, not what we have gained, but what we...
One must verify or expel his doubts, and convert them into the certainty of Yes...
In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom...
In the scheme of our national government, the presidency is preeminently the peoples office.
Laws could be passed to keep the leader of a government from getting too much...