Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)
Source: Inaugural address, 2 Apr 1866, on being installed as Rector of the University at Edinburgh.
Contributed by: Zaady
Teaching school is but another word for sure and not very slow destruction.
Source: H. Eves In Mathematical Circles, Boston: Prindle, Weber and Schmidt, 1969.
The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they miss.
A vein of poetry exists in the hearts of all men.
Of all God's creatures, Man alone is poor.
The Ideal is in thyself, the impediments too is in thyself.
Source: Sartor Resartus
Having a purpose in life, throw into your work such strength of mind and muscle as God has given you.
Of all the acts of man, repentance is the most divine.
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men.
Let a man try faithfully, manfully to be right, he will daily grow more and more right. It is at the bottom of the condition on which all men have to cultivate themselves.
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