The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you...
The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became...
What we might call, by way of eminence, the Dismal Science
Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no...
Silence is more eloquent than words.
Ill-health, of body or of mind, is defeat. Health alone is victory. Let all men,...
The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was.
No age seemed the age of romance to itself.
Society is founded upon cloth.
A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
The real use of gunpowder is to make all men tall.
It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age...
A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there...
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn...
Happy the people whose annals are vacant.
A witty statesman said, you might prove anything by figures.
Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to...
The cut of a garment speaks of intellect and talent and the color of temperament...
The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion.