Silence is more eloquent than words
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
The man who cannot laugh is not only fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils; but...
Reform is not pleasant, but grievous; no person can reform themselves without suffering and hard...
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
The novel can't compete with cars, the movies, television, and liquor. A guy who's had...
The spiritual is the parent of the practical.
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults...
Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom.
Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects.
A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a...
Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.
In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment.
Be not a slave of words.
The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be noblest
Good breeding differs, if at all, from high breeding only as it gracefully remembers the...
I grow daily to honour facts more and more, and theory less and less. A...
Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.
No violent extreme endures.
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.