Instead of saying that man is the creature of circumstance, it would be nearer the mark to say that man is the architect of circumstance
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
History is the essence of innumerable biographies
Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at...
If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth, is there a more horrid kind of...
The mystical bond of brotherhood makes all men brothers
A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope.
The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they...
If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always...
Biography is the only true history
Oh, give us the man who sings at his work.
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilities: It is this,...
To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made...
Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom.
The fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself.
Heroism is the divine relation which, in all times, unites a great man to other...
Necessity dispenseth with decorum.
Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
The man of life upright has a guiltless heart, free from all dishonest deeds or...
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It...
One must verify or expel his doubts, and convert them into the certainty of Yes...
Good breeding differs, if at all, from high breeding only as it gracefully remembers the...