Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable...
Alas, the fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself
No violent extreme endures.
Ill-health, of body or of mind, is defeat. Health alone is victory. Let all men,...
Sarcasm is the language of the devil, for which reason I have long since as...
The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they...
No ghost was every seen by two pair of eyes.
The outer passes away; the innermost is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
No person is important enough to make me angry.
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with...
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn...
One must verify or expel his doubts, and convert them into the certainty of Yes...
Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness; on...
Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects.
Be not a slave of words.
I don't like to talk much with people who always agree with me. It is...
History, a distillation of rumour.
I was told stories, we were all told stories as kids in Nigeria. We had...
History is a tool used by politicians to justify their intentions.