Necessity dispenseth with decorum.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom...
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes...
Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects.
Habit is the deepest law of human nature
The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be noblest
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not...
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
No violent extreme endures.
Sarcasm is the language of the devil, for which reason I have long since as...
No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of...
The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to...
Society is founded upon cloth.
Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope; this...
Imperfection clings to a person, and if they wait till they are brushed off entirely,...
Ill-health, of body or of mind, is defeat. Health alone is victory. Let all men,...
Water is life's mater and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water.
We are the carriers of health and disease - either the divine health of courage...