Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Happy the people whose annals are vacant.
A man lives by believing something: not by debating and arguing about many things.
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief...
Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom.
Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at...
The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be noblest
Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.
Woe to him that claims obedience when it is not due; woe to him that...
No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography...
It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age...
The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they...
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.
Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not...
I'm not a traditional politician, and I have a sense of humor. I'll try to...
I'll do humor about myself, I'll poke fun and everything, but that's me and I...
We take the shortest route to the puck and arrive in ill humor.