Good breeding differs, if at all, from high breeding only as it gracefully remembers the rights of others, rather than gracefully insists on its own rights.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong.
There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary...
The world is an old woman, and mistakes any gilt farthing for a gold coin;...
Isolation is the sum total of wretchedness to a man.
The outer passes away; the innermost is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
Wonder is the basis of worship.
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.
If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if...
Work is the grand cure for all maladies and miseries that ever beset mankind -...
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilities: It is this,...
Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of...
The only happiness a brave person ever troubles themselves in asking about, is happiness enough...
A witty statesman said, you might prove anything by figures.
In books lies the soul of the whole past time.
SCRIPTURES, n. The sacred books of our holy religion, as distinguished from the false and...
Books are immortal sons deifying their sires