Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
Thought is the parent of the deed.
Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful man...
If what you have done is unjust, you have not succeeded.
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became...
The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it,...
Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable...
The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be noblest
All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation...
The purpose of man is in action, not thought.
Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.
There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.
In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment.
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
Laissez-faire, Supply-and-demand, - one begins to be weary of all that. Leave all to egoism,...
No pressure, no diamonds.
It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age...
I can sympathise with people's pains, but not with their pleasures. There is something curiously...
Live by this credo: have a little laugh at life and look around you for...