It is a vain hope to make people happy by politics.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief...
Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful man...
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.
The great law of culture is: Let each become all that he was capable of...
Silence is more eloquent than words.
Wonder is the basis of worship
As a first approximation, I define belief not as the object of believing (a dogma,...
History, a distillation of rumour.
Every noble work is at first impossible.
Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.
There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary...
Oh, give us the man who sings at his work.
A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
Narrative is linear, but action has breadth and depth as well as height and is...
If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if...
The man who cannot laugh is not only fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils; but...
Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects.
All great peoples are conservative.
A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy.
Individuals with lower cognitive abilities may gravitate towards more socially conservative rightwing ideologies that maintain...