Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
One must verify or expel his doubts, and convert them into the certainty of Yes...
History, a distillation of rumour.
In idleness there is a perpetual despair
Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.
Teach a parrot the terms supply and demand and you've got an economist.
Reform is not pleasant, but grievous; no person can reform themselves without suffering and hard...
The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it,...
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes...
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
Imperfection clings to a person, and if they wait till they are brushed off entirely,...
A force as of madness in the hands of reason has done all that was...
A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
Endurance is patience concentrated.
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn...
Oh, give us the man who sings at his work.
The only happiness a brave person ever troubles themselves in asking about, is happiness enough...
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It...
Necessity dispenseth with decorum.
A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight...
Every noble work is at first impossible.