Jane Welsh Carlyle

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Jane Welsh Carlyle

When one has been threatened with a great injustice, one accepts a smaller as a favor.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Never does one feel oneself so utterly helpless as in trying to speak comfort for great bereavement. I will not try it. Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Blessed be the inventor of photography! It has given more positive pleasure to poor suffering humanity than anything else that has "cast up" in my time -- this art by which even the "poor" can possess themselves of tolerable of their absent dear ones.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Never does one feel oneself so utterly helpless as in trying to speak comfort for great bereavement. I will not try it. Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Never does one feel oneself so utterly helpless as in trying to speak comfort for great bereavement. I will not try it. Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
People who are so dreadfully "devoted" to their wives are so apt, from mere habit, to get devoted to other people's wives as well.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In spite of the honestest efforts to annihilate my I-ity, or merge it in what the world doubtless considers my better half, I still find myself a self-subsisting and alas! self-seeking me.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Instead of boiling up individuals into the species, I would draw a chalk circle round every individuality, and preach to it to keep within that, and preserve and cultivate its identity.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The surest way to get a thing in this life is to be prepared for doing without it, to the exclusion even of hope.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If they had said that the sun or the moon had gone out of the heavens, it could not have struck me with the idea of a more awful and dreary blank in creation than the words: Byron is dead!More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When one has been threatened with a great injustice, one accepts a smaller as a favour.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Not a hundredth part of the thoughts in my head have ever been or ever will be spoken or written — as long as I keep my senses, at least.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The glittering baits of titles and honours are only for children and fools.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I rely on the promise, God is kind to women, fools, and drunk people.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Teaching, I find, is not the most amusing thing on earth; in fact, with a stupid lump for a Pupil, it is about the most irksome.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Homeopathy - an invention of the Father of Lies! I have tried it and found it wanting. I would swallow their whole doles medicine chest for sixpence, and be sure of finding myself neither better nor worse for it.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Young children are such nasty little beasts!More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
On earth the living have much to bear; the difference is chiefly in the manner of bearing, and my manner of bearing is far from being the best.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A fashionable wife! Oh! Never will I be anything so heartless! I have pictured for myself a far higher destiny than this. - Will it ever be more than a picture?More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How many precious things do we not already possess which others have not - have hardly an idea of! Let us enjoy these, then, and bless God that we are permitted to enjoy them, rather than importune His goodness with vain longings for more.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
the less one does, as I long ago observed, the less one can find time to do.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
all griefs, when there is no bitterness in them, are soothed down by time.More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The longer I live, the more I am certified that men, in all that relates to their own health, have not common sense! whether it be their pride, or their impatience, or their obstinancy, or their ingrained spirit of contradiction, that stupefies and misleads them, the result is always a certain amount of idiocy, or distraction in their dealings with their own bodies! ... either by their wild impatience of bodily suffering, and the exaggerated moan they make over it, or else by their reckless defiance of it, and neglect More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
the longer one lives in this hard world motherless, the more a mother's loss makes itself felt ...More Jane Welsh Carlyle [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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