Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Woe to him that claims obedience when it is not due; woe to him that...
Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable...
A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a...
The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was.
Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong.
Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope; this...
He who could foresee affairs three days in advance would be rich for thousands of...
He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment.
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not...
A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope.
Clever men are good, but they are not the best.
Teach a parrot the terms supply and demand and you've got an economist.
Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom.
Biography is the only true history
A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.
[America is] a rebellious nation. Our whole history is treason; our blood was attained before...