"Endurance is patience concentrated."
"Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity."Thomas Carlyle on Carl Jung
"Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come."Thomas Carlyle on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Thomas Carlyle on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Thomas Carlyle on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Thomas Carlyle on William Shakespeare
"Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we have left our work done behind us."
"It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels, or rendered otherwise invisible and there left to follow their lawful studies and callings, till they emerged, sadder and wiser, at the age of twenty-five."
"None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone."
"Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone."
"Work alone is noble."