The only happiness a brave person ever troubles themselves in asking about, is happiness enough to get their work done.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see
Happy the people whose annals are blank in history books.
The novel can't compete with cars, the movies, television, and liquor. A guy who's had...
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always...
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
Writing is a dreadful labor, yet not so dreadful as Idleness.
One must verify or expel his doubts, and convert them into the certainty of Yes...
Sarcasm is the language of the devil, for which reason I have long since as...
It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age...
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
I don't like to talk much with people who always agree with me. It is...
The glory of a workman, still more of a master-workman, that he does his work...
The deepest depth of vulgarism is that of setting up money as the ark of...
Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing...
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere...
The eye sees what it brings the power to see.