For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and is not speaking the truth of that - is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
If time is precious, no book that will not improve by repeated reading deserves to...
No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of...
It is a vain hope to make people happy by politics.
A man lives by believing something: not by debating and arguing about many things.
Sarcasm is the language of the devil, for which reason I have long since as...
The outer passes away; the innermost is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.
Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
Good breeding differs, if at all, from high breeding only as it gracefully remembers the...
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels; in fact, nothing among the...
The purpose of man is in action, not thought.
No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow...
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief...
A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
A force as of madness in the hands of reason has done all that was...
Love is not altogether a , yet it has many points in common therewith
I wish to beleave in immortality-I wish to live with you forever.
Love is not a feeling. Love is an action, an activity. . .Genuine love implies...