History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their youth in seclusion.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
No age seemed the age of romance to itself.
Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better,...
The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is...
If you do not wish a man to do a thing, you had better get...
Wonder is the basis of worship
Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to...
Work alone is noble.
For all right judgment of any man or thing it is useful, nay, essential, to...
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
Happy the people whose annals are blank in history books
Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
Experience is the best of schoolmasters, only the school fees are heavy
Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you...
Isolation is the sum total of wretchedness to a man.
Youth is to all the glad season of life; but often only by what it...
Happy the people whose annals are vacant.
A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight...
Silence is more eloquent than words.