What an enormous magnifier is tradition! How a thing grows in the human memory and in the human imagination, when love, worship, and all that lies in the human heart, is there to encourage it
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Teach a parrot the terms supply and demand and you've got an economist.
The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was.
Democracy is, by the nature of it, a self-cancelling business: and gives in the long...
Necessity dispenseth with decorum.
Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.
If you do not wish a man to do a thing, you had better get...
Isolation is the sum total of wretchedness to a man.
The novel can't compete with cars, the movies, television, and liquor. A guy who's had...
To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made...
Debt is a bottomless sea.
What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with...
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
If what you have done is unjust, you have not succeeded.
Show me the person you honor, for I know better by that the kind of...
Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful man...
No violent extreme endures.
If time is precious, no book that will not improve by repeated reading deserves to...
Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we...
Old age is an incurable disease.
How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.