The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.
If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always...
Every noble work is at first impossible.
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better,...
Clever men are good, but they are not the best.
Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
Ridicule is the language of the devil
There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.
Society is founded upon cloth.
History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their...
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less...
Wonder is the basis of worship.
Happy the people whose annals are blank in history books
No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of...
He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
Silence is more eloquent than words.
Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.