That there should one man die ignorant who had capacity for knowledge, this I call a tragedy.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less...
Manners are stronger than laws
Instead of saying that man is the creature of circumstance, it would be nearer the...
The difference between Socrates and Jesus? The great conscious and the immeasurably great unconscious.
Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope; this...
Experience is the best of schoolmasters, only the school fees are heavy
Happy the people whose annals are blank in history books
Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful man...
All great peoples are conservative.
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes...
I grow daily to honour facts more and more, and theory less and less. A...
The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be of the noblest.
Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects.
Blessed is he who has found his work.
In idleness there is a perpetual despair
What an enormous magnifier is tradition! How a thing grows in the human memory and...
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became...
There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary...
A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope.