In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom and unwisdom; we have to say, Like People like Government.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
If what you have done is unjust, you have not succeeded.
Ill-health, of body or of mind, is defeat. Health alone is victory. Let all men,...
Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to...
Experience is the best of schoolmasters, only the school fees are heavy
The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion.
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
Biography is the only true history
Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to...
It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see.
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Silence is more eloquent than words.
In idleness there is a perpetual despair
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
Every noble work is at first impossible.
One must verify or expel his doubts, and convert them into the certainty of Yes...
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less...
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can.
Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
Nothing that was worthy in the past departs; no truth or goodness realized by man...