I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It...
Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
The difference between Socrates and Jesus? The great conscious and the immeasurably great unconscious.
As a first approximation, I define belief not as the object of believing (a dogma,...
Parliament will train you to talk; and above all things to hear, with patience, unlimited...
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere...
A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it,...
Silence is as deep as eternity; speech, shallow as time.
In idleness there is a perpetual despair
Laissez-faire, Supply-and-demand, - one begins to be weary of all that. Leave all to egoism,...
Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
Love is the only game that is not called on account of darkness.
The deepest depth of vulgarism is that of setting up money as the ark of...
What you see, but can't see over is as good as infinite.
The great law of culture is: Let each become all that he was capable of...
What an enormous magnifier is tradition! How a thing grows in the human memory and...
If your heart is full, you don't feel that hungry.
There is nothing in this world that never takes a step outside a person's heart.
All men are created Equal. Some just have more Splenda.
What is now proved was once imagined.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves...
For the saddest epitaph which can be carved in memory of a vanished liberty is...
Tradition is the illusion of permanance.