I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.
Necessity dispenseth with decorum.
Love is the only game that is not called on account of darkness.
Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults...
What you see, but can't see over is as good as infinite.
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn...
All great peoples are conservative.
Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom.
Thought once awakened does not again slumber; unfolds itself into a System of Thought; grows,...
If you do not wish a man to do a thing, you had better get...
Thought is the parent of the deed.
Silence is more eloquent than words
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilities: It is this,...
The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be of the noblest.
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better,...
No person is important enough to make me angry.
A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight...
For all right judgment of any man or things it is useful, nay, essential, to...
To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake; and all...