Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope; this world of his is emphatically the place of hope.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with...
The difference between Socrates and Jesus? The great conscious and the immeasurably great unconscious.
The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be noblest
Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.
The deadliest sin were the consciousness of no sin
No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of...
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn...
The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it,...
The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was.
Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
Democracy is cumbersome, slow and inefficient, but in due time, the voice of the people...
A force as of madness in the hands of reason has done all that was...
If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if...
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
Imperfection clings to a person, and if they wait till they are brushed off entirely,...
Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
Parliament will train you to talk; and above all things to hear, with patience, unlimited...
Alas, the fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself
Does history support a belief in God? If by God we mean not the creative...
People do not believe lies because they have to, but because they want to