If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth, is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
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Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen.
Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is better.
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green.
The first duty of man is to conquer fear he must get rid of it, he cannot act till then.
What you see, but can't see over is as good as infinite.
In books lies the soul of the whole past time.
Blessed is he who has found his work let him ask no other blessedness.
Not brute force but only persuasion and faith are the kings of this world.
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief in great men.
Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.
Look not mournfully into the past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future, without fear.
Conscience is God present in man.
Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of his head are easier by far to count than his feeling, the movements of his heart.
The Middle East is ailing. The malady stems from pervasive violence, shortages of food, water and educational opportunities, discrimination against women and - the most virulent cause of all - the absence of freedom.
The foundation for future prosperity is built on the bedrock of good jobs and great schools. We are building a strong foundation one job at a time and one educated Texan at a time.
That fatal drollery called a representative government.
The difference between a tap and a slap is not just the velocity but the intention too.
Civilization had too many rules for me, so I did my best to rewrite them.
An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else's.