Youth is to all the glad season of life; but often only by what it hopes, not by what it attains, or what it escapes.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Parliament will train you to talk; and above all things to hear, with patience, unlimited...
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
Men are to be guided only by their self-interests. Good government is a good balancing...
Writing is a dreadful labor, yet not so dreadful as Idleness.
No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of...
This world, after all our science and sciences, is still a miracle wonderful, inscrutable, magical...
Habit is the deepest law of human nature
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing...
Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
What an enormous magnifier is tradition! How a thing grows in the human memory and...
The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be noblest
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
Blessed is he who has found his work.
Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.
Clever men are good, but they are not the best.
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilities: It is this,...
No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow...
The difference between Socrates and Jesus? The great conscious and the immeasurably great unconscious.
To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made...