The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn...
He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
No age seemed the age of romance to itself.
A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there...
Love is the only game that is not called on account of darkness.
Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith.
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing...
Foolish men imagine that because judgement for an evil thing is delayed, there is no...
Clever men are good, but they are not the best.
For all right judgment of any man or things it is useful, nay, essential, to...
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.
If you do not wish a man to do a thing, you had better get...
Silence is more eloquent than words.
The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was.
There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary...
Every noble work is at first impossible.
Sarcasm is the language of the devil, for which reason I have long since as...
Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which...
The real use of gunpowder is to make all men tall.
The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is...