Thought is the parent of the deed.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
In books lies the soul of the whole past time.
The true past departs not, no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or...
Experience is the best of schoolmasters, only the school fees are heavy
The man of life upright has a guiltless heart, free from all dishonest deeds or...
A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there...
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.
All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation...
He who could foresee affairs three days in advance would be rich for thousands of...
That a parliament, especially a Parliament with Newspaper Reporters firmly established in it, is an...
Manners are stronger than laws
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes...
Wonder is the basis of worship
What we might call, by way of eminence, the Dismal Science
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with it fall, but a hundred...
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.