Society is founded upon cloth.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
The outer passes away; the innermost is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom...
Endurance is patience concentrated.
The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.
The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to...
Silence is more eloquent than words
Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
Manners are stronger than laws
It is a strange trade that of advocacy. Your intellect, your highest heavenly gift is...
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Isolation is the sum total of wretchedness to a man.
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not...
Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful man...
We do everything by custom, even believe by it; our very axioms, let us boast...
What you see, but can't see over is as good as infinite.
In idleness there is a perpetual despair
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less...
Work alone is noble.
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.