It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels, or rendered otherwise invisible; and there left to follow their lawful studies and callings, till they emerged, sadder and…
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
The great law of culture is: Let each become all that he was capable of...
A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a...
Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing...
In books lies the soul of the whole past time.
Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith.
The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults...
Worship is transcendent wonder.
Love is the only game that is not called on account of darkness.
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to...
Silence is as deep as eternity; speech, shallow as time.
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom.
We do everything by custom, even believe by it; our very axioms, let us boast...
Reform is not pleasant, but grievous; no person can reform themselves without suffering and hard...
If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth, is there a more horrid kind of...
A man's felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessing of fortune, but in...