The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.
The man of life upright has a guiltless heart, free from all dishonest deeds or...
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
Every noble work is at first impossible.
Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with it fall, but a hundred...
Writing is a dreadful labor, yet not so dreadful as Idleness.
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere...
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...
Show me the person you honor, for I know better by that the kind of...
Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.
Democracy is, by the nature of it, a self-cancelling business: and gives in the long...
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we...
The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is...
To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made...
The fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself.
If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always...