If time is precious, no book that will not improve by repeated reading deserves to be read at all.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Worship is transcendent wonder.
Sarcasm is the language of the devil, for which reason I have long since as...
Happy the people whose annals are blank in history books.
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
Imperfection clings to a person, and if they wait till they are brushed off entirely,...
Thought is the parent of the deed.
It is a strange trade that of advocacy. Your intellect, your highest heavenly gift is...
A man's felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessing of fortune, but in...
A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight...
Love is the only game that is not called on account of darkness.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels; in fact, nothing among the...
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.
History, a distillation of rumour.
The true past departs not, no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or...
Wonder is the basis of worship
Let each become all that he was created capable of being.
Society is founded upon cloth.
There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary...
To achieve lasting literature, fictional or factual, a writer needs perceptive vision, absorptive capacity, and...
Literature is the human activity that takes the fullest and most precise account of variousness,...