Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
The man who cannot laugh is not only fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils; but...
Writing is a dreadful labor, yet not so dreadful as Idleness.
Silence is as deep as eternity; speech, shallow as time.
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It...
Silence is more eloquent than words.
It is a strange trade that of advocacy. Your intellect, your highest heavenly gift is...
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can.
Endurance is patience concentrated.
Laissez-faire, Supply-and-demand, - one begins to be weary of all that. Leave all to egoism,...
Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at...
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
Worship is transcendent wonder.
Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness; on...
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see.
He who could foresee affairs three days in advance would be rich for thousands of...
Men are to be guided only by their self-interests. Good government is a good balancing...
To establish any mode to abolish war, however advantageous it might be to Nations, would...
Taxes should be continued by annual or biennial reenactments; because a constant hold by the...