I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Narrative is linear, but action has breadth and depth as well as height and is...
What we might call, by way of eminence, the Dismal Science
Youth is to all the glad season of life; but often only by what it...
No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography...
Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.
As a first approximation, I define belief not as the object of believing (a dogma,...
To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake; and all...
The glory of a workman, still more of a master-workman, that he does his work...
No person is important enough to make me angry.
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn...
Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.
Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.
Endurance is patience concentrated.
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief...
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with...
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
The spiritual is the parent of the practical.
He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.