The purpose of man is in action, not thought.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary...
A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight...
Woe to him that claims obedience when it is not due; woe to him that...
No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow...
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with...
Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an...
What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished...
For all right judgment of any man or thing it is useful, nay, essential, to...
No person is important enough to make me angry.
Oh, give us the man who sings at his work.
The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a...
The deadliest sin were the consciousness of no sin
Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.
It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind...
Ridicule is the language of the devil
First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you...
Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.