Experience is the best of schoolmasters, only the school fees are heavy
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Love is the only game that is not called on account of darkness.
Alas, the fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself
Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom.
Wonder is the basis of worship.
Men are to be guided only by their self-interests. Good government is a good balancing...
Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became...
I grow daily to honour facts more and more, and theory less and less. A...
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better,...
The great law of culture is: Let each become all that he was capable of...
History, a distillation of rumour.
Democracy is, by the nature of it, a self-cancelling business: and gives in the long...
Silence is more eloquent than words.
That there should one man die ignorant who had capacity for knowledge, this I call...
Heroism is the divine relation which, in all times, unites a great man to other...
The purpose of man is in action, not thought.
Teach a parrot the terms supply and demand and you've got an economist.
Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects.
To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made...