If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope; this...
What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished...
It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age...
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
Silence is more eloquent than words
Silence is as deep as eternity; speech, shallow as time.
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes...
The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they...
Men are to be guided only by their self-interests. Good government is a good balancing...
A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
Ridicule is the language of the devil
Necessity dispenseth with decorum.
What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with...
The real use of gunpowder is to make all men tall.
Every new opinion, at its starting, is precisely in a minority of one.
For all right judgment of any man or things it is useful, nay, essential, to...
Woe to him that claims obedience when it is not due; woe to him that...
Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to...
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
Clever men are good, but they are not the best.