The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Imperfection clings to a person, and if they wait till they are brushed off entirely,...
Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to...
Manners are stronger than laws
Heroism is the divine relation which, in all times, unites a great man to other...
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere...
The deadliest sin were the consciousness of no sin
No person is important enough to make me angry.
To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake; and all...
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not...
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Necessity dispenseth with decorum.
Happy the people whose annals are vacant.
The spiritual is the parent of the practical.
A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.
One must verify or expel his doubts, and convert them into the certainty of Yes...
Show me the person you honor, for I know better by that the kind of...