The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less...
The true university of these days is a collection of books.
The deepest depth of vulgarism is that of setting up money as the ark of...
The true past departs not, no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or...
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
Ridicule is the language of the devil
Happy the people whose annals are vacant.
Parliament will train you to talk; and above all things to hear, with patience, unlimited...
Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at...
Woe to him that claims obedience when it is not due; woe to him that...
Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to...
Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong.
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing...
No person is important enough to make me angry.
The man who cannot laugh is not only fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils; but...
The outer passes away; the innermost is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
Every new opinion, at its starting, is precisely in a minority of one.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can.
Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope.