If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to...
Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
No person is important enough to make me angry.
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn...
What we might call, by way of eminence, the Dismal Science
What an enormous magnifier is tradition! How a thing grows in the human memory and...
Society is founded upon cloth.
Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.
A witty statesman said, you might prove anything by figures.
Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
Ill-health, of body or of mind, is defeat. Health alone is victory. Let all men,...
Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.
Clever men are good, but they are not the best.
The cut of a garment speaks of intellect and talent and the color of temperament...
This world, after all our science and sciences, is still a miracle wonderful, inscrutable, magical...
Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.
Love is the only game that is not called on account of darkness.
Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at...
How like a winter hath my absence been. From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting...
Spring passes and one remembers one's innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one's exuberance. Autumn...