Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to...
Narrative is linear, but action has breadth and depth as well as height and is...
The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is...
What an enormous magnifier is tradition! How a thing grows in the human memory and...
Habit is the deepest law of human nature
What we might call, by way of eminence, the Dismal Science
Men seldom, or rather never for a length of time and deliberately, rebel against anything...
If what you have done is unjust, you have not succeeded.
To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made...
The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it,...
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Let each become all that he was created capable of being.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can.
Democracy is cumbersome, slow and inefficient, but in due time, the voice of the people...
What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with...
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief...
The fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself.
Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.
Sudden glory is the passion which maketh those grimaces called laughter.
He who laughs, lasts.