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
Wonderful ''Force of Public Opinion!'' We must act and walk in all points as it...
Everywhere in life the true question is, not what we have gained, but what we...
Thought is the parent of the deed.
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we...
A force as of madness in the hands of reason has done all that was...
Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.
A witty statesman said, you might prove anything by figures.
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere...
Every day that is born into the world comes like a burst of music and...
The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be of the noblest.
Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
Our grand business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to...
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not...
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better....
Silence is the mother of truth.
Only silence is great; all else is weakness.