Parliament will train you to talk; and above all things to hear, with patience, unlimited quantities of foolish talk
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Laissez-faire, Supply-and-demand, - one begins to be weary of all that. Leave all to egoism,...
Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith.
Debt is a bottomless sea.
Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to...
Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at...
No person is important enough to make me angry.
He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better,...
No ghost was every seen by two pair of eyes.
Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you...
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere...
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.
Imperfection clings to a person, and if they wait till they are brushed off entirely,...
Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an...
Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.
Happy the people whose annals are vacant.
The eye sees what it brings the power to see.