Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Woe to him that claims obedience when it is not due; woe to him that...
For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and...
Every noble work is at first impossible.
Work is the grand cure for all maladies and miseries that ever beset mankind -...
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow...
No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography...
A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope.
Happy the people whose annals are blank in history books.
Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness; on...
The difference between Socrates and Jesus? The great conscious and the immeasurably great unconscious.
Biography is the only true history
Our grand business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to...
A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with...
Blessed is he who has found his work.
Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you...
Show me the person you honor, for I know better by that the kind of...
The man of life upright has a guiltless heart, free from all dishonest deeds or...
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.