Necessity dispenseth with decorum.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
What an enormous magnifier is tradition! How a thing grows in the human memory and...
Wonder is the basis of worship.
The great law of culture is: Let each become all that he was capable of...
The man of life upright has a guiltless heart, free from all dishonest deeds or...
The novel can't compete with cars, the movies, television, and liquor. A guy who's had...
In books lies the soul of the whole past time.
Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects.
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
Be not a slave of words.
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief...
Youth is to all the glad season of life; but often only by what it...
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.
The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it,...
Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at...
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
No person is important enough to make me angry.
A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a...
In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment.