I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
I don't pretend to understand the Universe - it's a great deal bigger than I...
What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with...
Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief...
A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.
The outer passes away; the innermost is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we...
In books lies the soul of the whole past time.
Laissez-faire, Supply-and-demand, - one begins to be weary of all that. Leave all to egoism,...
Debt is a bottomless sea.
Blessed is he who has found his work.
This world, after all our science and sciences, is still a miracle wonderful, inscrutable, magical...
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
Clever men are good, but they are not the best.
For all right judgment of any man or thing it is useful, nay, essential, to...
A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a...
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It...
Thought is the parent of the deed.
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
The man of life upright has a guiltless heart, free from all dishonest deeds or...