He who could foresee affairs three days in advance would be rich for thousands of years.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Writing is a dreadful labor, yet not so dreadful as Idleness.
Manners are stronger than laws
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
The glory of a workman, still more of a master-workman, that he does his work...
If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always...
Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith.
A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a...
If time is precious, no book that will not improve by repeated reading deserves to...
What you see, but can't see over is as good as infinite.
Society is founded upon cloth.
Isolation is the sum total of wretchedness to a man.
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes...
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not...
Happy the people whose annals are blank in history books
If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth, is there a more horrid kind of...
Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope; this...
Debt is a bottomless sea.
Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom.
Thought is the parent of the deed.
Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong.