No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow himself through the world, giving and receiving offence.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no...
What an enormous magnifier is tradition! How a thing grows in the human memory and...
Ill-health, of body or of mind, is defeat. Health alone is victory. Let all men,...
Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.
Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable...
Debt is a bottomless sea.
Worship is transcendent wonder.
Love is not altogether a , yet it has many points in common therewith
Do the duty which lieth nearest to thee! Thy second duty will already have become...
Oh, give us the man who sings at his work.
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn...
When new turns of behavior cease to appear in the life of the individual, its...
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became...
Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong.
Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
Work alone is noble.
To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake; and all...
A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.