In idleness there is a perpetual despair
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and...
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness; on...
Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects.
To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake; and all...
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
I don't pretend to understand the Universe - it's a great deal bigger than I...
Experience is the best of schoolmasters, only the school fees are heavy
Silence is more eloquent than words
Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.
Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to...
Do the duty which lieth nearest to thee! Thy second duty will already have become...
Wonderful ''Force of Public Opinion!'' We must act and walk in all points as it...
He who could foresee affairs three days in advance would be rich for thousands of...
What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with...
Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less...
In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment.