The purpose of man is in action, not thought.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Alas, the fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself
Society is founded upon cloth.
Clever men are good, but they are not the best.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to...
The glory of a workman, still more of a master-workman, that he does his work...
Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope; this...
Every day that is born into the world comes like a burst of music and...
As a first approximation, I define belief not as the object of believing (a dogma,...
To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made...
What you see, but can't see over is as good as infinite.
Happy the people whose annals are blank in history books.
What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with...
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
Foolish men imagine that because judgement for an evil thing is delayed, there is no...
Good breeding differs, if at all, from high breeding only as it gracefully remembers the...
Necessity dispenseth with decorum.
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind...
Never try to solve all the problems at once make them line up for you...
Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems.