I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
If you do not wish a man to do a thing, you had better get...
Thought once awakened does not again slumber; unfolds itself into a System of Thought; grows,...
All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation...
It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see
Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects.
Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable...
Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which...
Clever men are good, but they are not the best.
Laissez-faire, Supply-and-demand, - one begins to be weary of all that. Leave all to egoism,...
History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their...
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.
For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and...
All great peoples are conservative.
Happy the people whose annals are vacant.
Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.
Oh, give us the man who sings at his work.
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere...
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight...
Writing is a dreadful labor, yet not so dreadful as Idleness.