"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."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Thomas Carlyle on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Thomas Carlyle on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Thomas Carlyle on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Thomas Carlyle on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Thomas Carlyle on C. S. Lewis
"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."