Manners are stronger than laws
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
The purpose of man is in action, not thought.
Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.
What we might call, by way of eminence, the Dismal Science
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
If time is precious, no book that will not improve by repeated reading deserves to...
The world is an old woman, and mistakes any gilt farthing for a gold coin;...
In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom...
Thought once awakened does not again slumber; unfolds itself into a System of Thought; grows,...
Oh, give us the man who sings at his work.
A witty statesman said, you might prove anything by figures.
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better,...
Foolish men imagine that because judgement for an evil thing is delayed, there is no...
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels; in fact, nothing among the...
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
The outer passes away; the innermost is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
The cut of a garment speaks of intellect and talent and the color of temperament...
Woe to him that claims obedience when it is not due; woe to him that...
Wonder is the basis of worship.