What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Be not a slave of words.
For all right judgment of any man or things it is useful, nay, essential, to...
That there should one man die ignorant who had capacity for knowledge, this I call...
Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.
The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
He who could foresee affairs three days in advance would be rich for thousands of...
No violent extreme endures.
I don't like to talk much with people who always agree with me. It is...
The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was.
Let each become all that he was created capable of being.
Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.
Wonder is the basis of worship
Show me the person you honor, for I know better by that the kind of...
Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
Every day that is born into the world comes like a burst of music and...
Isolation is the sum total of wretchedness to a man.
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to...
Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong.
Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no...