"Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no justice but only accident here below. Judgment for an evil thing is many times delayed some day or two, some century or two, but it is sure as life, it is sure as death."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Thomas Carlyle on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Thomas Carlyle on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Thomas Carlyle on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Thomas Carlyle on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Thomas Carlyle on Helen Keller
"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."