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
If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if...
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less...
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not...
Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.
Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.
Silence is more eloquent than words.
Manners are stronger than laws
Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults...
Endurance is patience concentrated.
Work alone is noble.
Wonder is the basis of worship.
A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a...
The difference between Socrates and Jesus? The great conscious and the immeasurably great unconscious.
One must verify or expel his doubts, and convert them into the certainty of Yes...
In books lies the soul of the whole past time.
As a first approximation, I define belief not as the object of believing (a dogma,...
Men seldom, or rather never for a length of time and deliberately, rebel against anything...
The man who cannot laugh is not only fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils; but...
Laughter is always the best medicine... unless you have diarrhea.
Laughing at ourselves is possible when we are able to see humanity as it is...