The real use of gunpowder is to make all men tall.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion.
The purpose of man is in action, not thought.
Oh, give us the man who sings at his work.
A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there...
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
For all right judgment of any man or thing it is useful, nay, essential, to...
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not...
Be not a slave of words.
A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope.
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing...
Experience is the best of schoolmasters, only the school fees are heavy
Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
A force as of madness in the hands of reason has done all that was...
Wonder is the basis of worship.
Woe to him that claims obedience when it is not due; woe to him that...
If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if...
In idleness there is a perpetual despair
Isolation is the sum total of wretchedness to a man.
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
The man of life upright has a guiltless heart, free from all dishonest deeds or...