Popular opinion is the greatest lie in the world.
Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)
Contributed by: PiALOGUE
Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.
Contributed by: Scott
Let me have my own way in exactly everything, and a sunnier and more pleasant creature does not exist.
Contributed by: Dr. Ron
Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand.
Source: How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie
Contributed by: rachel
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
Contributed by: Kaeru
It is not a lucky word, this name impossible; no good comes of those who have it so often in their mouths.
Contributed by: Zaady
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green.
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Source: The Age of Reason, pt. 1, "The Author's Profession of Faith," 1794.
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better.
Virtue is like health: the harmony of the whole man.
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