No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of a person to believe or to disbelieve.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to...
Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which...
Men are to be guided only by their self-interests. Good government is a good balancing...
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
The man of life upright has a guiltless heart, free from all dishonest deeds or...
The great law of culture is: Let each become all that he was capable of...
It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind...
A witty statesman said, you might prove anything by figures.
The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to...
The purpose of man is in action, not thought.
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better....
Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less...
Love is not altogether a , yet it has many points in common therewith
No age seemed the age of romance to itself.
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn...
Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.