"Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Thomas Carlyle on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Thomas Carlyle on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Thomas Carlyle on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Thomas Carlyle on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Thomas Carlyle on Abraham Lincoln
"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."