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 block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became...
What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with...
The deepest depth of vulgarism is that of setting up money as the ark of...
The deadliest sin were the consciousness of no sin
No pressure, no diamonds.
A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
Happy the people whose annals are blank in history books.
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief...
Endurance is patience concentrated.
Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not...
Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.
The man of life upright has a guiltless heart, free from all dishonest deeds or...
The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is...
Our grand business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to...
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less...
A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can.
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better,...