The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Foolish men imagine that because judgement for an evil thing is delayed, there is no...
Show me the person you honor, for I know better by that the kind of...
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It...
Work alone is noble.
The great law of culture is: Let each become all that he was capable of...
Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.
Thought is the parent of the deed.
I don't like to talk much with people who always agree with me. It is...
Music is well said to be the speech of angels; in fact, nothing among the...
For all right judgment of any man or thing it is useful, nay, essential, to...
A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there...
History, a distillation of rumour.
The glory of a workman, still more of a master-workman, that he does his work...
Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and...
Debt is a bottomless sea.
Let each become all that he was created capable of being.
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.