What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is the collection of books.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
The man who cannot laugh is not only fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils; but...
A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there...
Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults...
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief...
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
The mystical bond of brotherhood makes all men brothers
Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no...
The true university of these days is a collection of books.
The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it,...
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary...
There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.
Oh, give us the man who sings at his work.
Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn...
Everywhere in life the true question is, not what we have gained, but what we...
Woe to him that claims obedience when it is not due; woe to him that...
Be not a slave of words.
The real use of gunpowder is to make all men tall.