Show me the person you honor, for I know better by that the kind of person you are. For you show me what your idea of humanity is.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
It is a strange trade that of advocacy. Your intellect, your highest heavenly gift is...
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn...
Ridicule is the language of the devil
As a first approximation, I define belief not as the object of believing (a dogma,...
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong.
The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be noblest
If what you have done is unjust, you have not succeeded.
The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they...
Debt is a bottomless sea.
Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.
Thought is the parent of the deed.
Democracy is, by the nature of it, a self-cancelling business: and gives in the long...
The man of life upright has a guiltless heart, free from all dishonest deeds or...
The glory of a workman, still more of a master-workman, that he does his work...
Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful man...
Ill-health, of body or of mind, is defeat. Health alone is victory. Let all men,...
Happy the people whose annals are vacant.
Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects.
Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.