Woe to him that claims obedience when it is not due; woe to him that refuses it when it is.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Endurance is patience concentrated.
Sarcasm is the language of the devil, for which reason I have long since as...
Ridicule is the language of the devil
Instead of saying that man is the creature of circumstance, it would be nearer the...
Happy the people whose annals are blank in history books.
Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to...
Everywhere in life the true question is, not what we have gained, but what we...
History is the essence of innumerable biographies
The only happiness a brave person ever troubles themselves in asking about, is happiness enough...
No pressure, no diamonds.
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
Our grand business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to...
Experience is the best of schoolmasters, only the school fees are heavy
Democracy is, by the nature of it, a self-cancelling business: and gives in the long...
Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable...
I grow daily to honour facts more and more, and theory less and less. A...
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
The outer passes away; the innermost is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
The cut of a garment speaks of intellect and talent and the color of temperament...