"But the world is an old woman and mistakes any gilt far thing for a gold coin: whereby being often cheated, she will thenceforth trust nothing but the common copper"
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak
What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is the collection of books
"If you are ever in doubt as to whether or not to kiss a pretty girl, always give her the benefit of the doubt" Thomas Carlyle Quotes
“Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with
“A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there can be no true joy
All great peoples are conservative.
“What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us
Necessity dispenseth with decorum
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.”
Worship is transcendent wonder
Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable of being.