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
Writing is a dreadful labor, yet not so dreadful as Idleness.
Woe to him that claims obedience when it is not due; woe to him that...
The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be of the noblest.
Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable...
A force as of madness in the hands of reason has done all that was...
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less...
A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a...
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
Wonder is the basis of worship.
Silence is more eloquent than words
The fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself.
Let each become all that he was created capable of being.
Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults...
It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn...
Democracy is, by the nature of it, a self-cancelling business: and gives in the long...
No violent extreme endures.
He who could foresee affairs three days in advance would be rich for thousands of...
Work alone is noble.