Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
The world is an old woman, and mistakes any gilt farthing for a gold coin;...
To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake; and all...
Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be noblest
Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if...
Blessed is he who has found his work.
The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they...
Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith.
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn...
A man lives by believing something: not by debating and arguing about many things.
Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can.
If time is precious, no book that will not improve by repeated reading deserves to...
Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
Worship is transcendent wonder.
The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is...
Happy the people whose annals are vacant.
The fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself.