Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Self Actualization Quotes
When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with it fall, but a hundred...
Wonder is the basis of worship
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn...
Alas, the fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself
Sarcasm is the language of the devil, for which reason I have long since as...
Biography is the only true history
Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.
Democracy is, by the nature of it, a self-cancelling business: and gives in the long...
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.
The outer passes away; the innermost is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults...
In books lies the soul of the whole past time.
That there should one man die ignorant who had capacity for knowledge, this I call...
If you do not wish a man to do a thing, you had better get...
Youth is to all the glad season of life; but often only by what it...
If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if...
The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was.