The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Silence is more eloquent than words
Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom.
He who could foresee affairs three days in advance would be rich for thousands of...
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
Happy the people whose annals are blank in history books.
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better,...
What we might call, by way of eminence, the Dismal Science
The fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself.
Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
Foolish men imagine that because judgement for an evil thing is delayed, there is no...
I grow daily to honour facts more and more, and theory less and less. A...
For all right judgment of any man or thing it is useful, nay, essential, to...
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere...
There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary...
A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief...
The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it,...
What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished...