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
Reform is not pleasant, but grievous; no person can reform themselves without suffering and hard...
Silence is more eloquent than words.
There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.
Habit is the deepest law of human nature
It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can.
Be not a slave of words.
Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you...
Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.
Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope; this...
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.
A force as of madness in the hands of reason has done all that was...
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which...
Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.
Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died.
The best types of laughter: 1) Laughing so hard it becomes silent. 2) You feel...