In idleness there is a perpetual despair
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
The mystical bond of brotherhood makes all men brothers
History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their...
Democracy is, by the nature of it, a self-cancelling business: and gives in the long...
The deadliest sin were the consciousness of no sin
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if...
Every noble work is at first impossible.
Biography is the only true history
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better,...
The novel can't compete with cars, the movies, television, and liquor. A guy who's had...
In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment.
Happy the people whose annals are blank in history books
Good breeding differs, if at all, from high breeding only as it gracefully remembers the...
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became...
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not...
Endurance is patience concentrated.
Worship is transcendent wonder.
No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of...
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief...