What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Wonder is the basis of worship.
Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith.
I grow daily to honour facts more and more, and theory less and less. A...
Everywhere in life the true question is, not what we have gained, but what we...
The mystical bond of brotherhood makes all men brothers
The outer passes away; the innermost is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
That there should one man die ignorant who had capacity for knowledge, this I call...
Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you...
No pressure, no diamonds.
Thought is the parent of the deed.
Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.
What an enormous magnifier is tradition! How a thing grows in the human memory and...
Endurance is patience concentrated.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels; in fact, nothing among the...
The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to...
Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
Mastery passes often for egotism.
I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.