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
The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is...
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
Instead of saying that man is the creature of circumstance, it would be nearer the...
In books lies the soul of the whole past time.
If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always...
Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to...
Laissez-faire, Supply-and-demand, - one begins to be weary of all that. Leave all to egoism,...
It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age...
Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to...
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilities: It is this,...
Silence is more eloquent than words.
I don't pretend to understand the Universe - it's a great deal bigger than I...
The outer passes away; the innermost is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
The spiritual is the parent of the practical.
A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
The glory of a workman, still more of a master-workman, that he does his work...
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.
Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.