What we might call, by way of eminence, the Dismal Science
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
No pressure, no diamonds.
Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
For all right judgment of any man or thing it is useful, nay, essential, to...
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.
A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a...
Parliament will train you to talk; and above all things to hear, with patience, unlimited...
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not...
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere...
The deepest depth of vulgarism is that of setting up money as the ark of...
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
Men seldom, or rather never for a length of time and deliberately, rebel against anything...
The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
History, a distillation of rumour.
No age seemed the age of romance to itself.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels; in fact, nothing among the...
It is a vain hope to make people happy by politics.
A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight...
Be not a slave of words.
The cut of a garment speaks of intellect and talent and the color of temperament...