The true past departs not, no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die; but all is still here, and, recognized or not, lives and works through endless change.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which...
When new turns of behavior cease to appear in the life of the individual, its...
Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you...
Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
We do everything by custom, even believe by it; our very axioms, let us boast...
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing...
The real use of gunpowder is to make all men tall.
What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with...
Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.
Nothing that was worthy in the past departs; no truth or goodness realized by man...
Every day that is born into the world comes like a burst of music and...
The deadliest sin were the consciousness of no sin
The true university of these days is a collection of books.
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an...
Clever men are good, but they are not the best.
Ridicule is the language of the devil
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always...
No ghost was every seen by two pair of eyes.