The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be noblest
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Do the duty which lieth nearest to thee! Thy second duty will already have become...
Happy the people whose annals are vacant.
The novel can't compete with cars, the movies, television, and liquor. A guy who's had...
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less...
Endurance is patience concentrated.
Happy the people whose annals are blank in history books.
It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age...
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.
Let each become all that he was created capable of being.
The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion.
For all right judgment of any man or thing it is useful, nay, essential, to...
Every new opinion, at its starting, is precisely in a minority of one.
It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind...
Alas, the fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself
Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you...
All great peoples are conservative.
Wonder is the basis of worship
It's a question of whether we're going to go forward into the future or past...
My heart is a gypsy - continuously searching for a home, fighting within itself, wondering...
Genius goes around the world in its youth incessantly apologizing for having large feet. What...