It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind of work he is to do in this universe
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Wonder is the basis of worship
Teach a parrot the terms supply and demand and you've got an economist.
Happy the people whose annals are vacant.
We do everything by custom, even believe by it; our very axioms, let us boast...
The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is...
No person is important enough to make me angry.
Thought is the parent of the deed.
Endurance is patience concentrated.
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
Laissez-faire, Supply-and-demand, - one begins to be weary of all that. Leave all to egoism,...
Clever men are good, but they are not the best.
Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Silence is more eloquent than words
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not...
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to...
The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion.
What you see, but can't see over is as good as infinite.
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...