The deepest depth of vulgarism is that of setting up money as the ark of the covenant.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief...
The man who cannot laugh is not only fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils; but...
Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Thought is the parent of the deed.
Endurance is patience concentrated.
For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and...
The mystical bond of brotherhood makes all men brothers
I don't like to talk much with people who always agree with me. It is...
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilities: It is this,...
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
The fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself.
Instead of saying that man is the creature of circumstance, it would be nearer the...
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.
History, a distillation of rumour.
Every new opinion, at its starting, is precisely in a minority of one.
Isolation is the sum total of wretchedness to a man.
Necessity dispenseth with decorum.
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
Work alone is noble.