"Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Thomas Carlyle on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Thomas Carlyle on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Thomas Carlyle on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Thomas Carlyle on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Thomas Carlyle on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."