If you do not wish a man to do a thing, you had better get him to talk about it; for the more men talk, the more likely they are to do nothing else.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
What an enormous magnifier is tradition! How a thing grows in the human memory and...
The outer passes away; the innermost is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
Show me the person you honor, for I know better by that the kind of...
The only happiness a brave person ever troubles themselves in asking about, is happiness enough...
The deadliest sin were the consciousness of no sin
To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake; and all...
The mystical bond of brotherhood makes all men brothers
A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
The great law of culture is: Let each become all that he was capable of...
The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be of the noblest.
He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
The true university of these days is a collection of books.
It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind...
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
The cut of a garment speaks of intellect and talent and the color of temperament...
Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to...
Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no...
He who could foresee affairs three days in advance would be rich for thousands of...