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Thomas Carlyle Quotes

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The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
- Thomas Carlyle

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A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
- Thomas Carlyle

Every noble work is at first impossible.
- Thomas Carlyle

Blessed is he who has found his work;
let him ask no other blessedness.
- Thomas Carlyle


 

The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein
of water flowing hidden underground,
secretly making the ground green.
- Thomas Carlyle

If you look deep enough you will see music;
the heart of nature being everywhere music.
- Thomas Carlyle

Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
- Thomas Carlyle


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Work alone is noble.
- Thomas Carlyle

Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
- Thomas Carlyle

The only happiness a brave person ever troubles themselves in asking about,
is happiness enough to get their work done.
- Thomas Carlyle

For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent,
does not see into the fact, and is not speaking the truth of that -
is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
- Thomas Carlyle

Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.
- Thomas Carlyle

The greatest of faults, I should say,
is to be conscious of none.
- Thomas Carlyle

To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass,
is not God made visible if we will open our minds and our eyes.
- Thomas Carlyle

Men seldom, or rather never for a length of time and deliberately,
rebel against anything that does not deserve rebelling against.
- Thomas Carlyle

Oh, give us the man who sings at his work.
- Thomas Carlyle

Worship is transcendent wonder.
- Thomas Carlyle

It is a strange trade that of advocacy.
Your intellect, your highest heavenly gift is hung
up in the shop window like a loaded pistol for sale.
- Thomas Carlyle

Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
- Thomas Carlyle

A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
- Thomas Carlyle

All great peoples are conservative.
- Thomas Carlyle

A person who is gifted sees the essential point and
leaves the rest as surplus.
- Thomas Carlyle

Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can.
- Thomas Carlyle

Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason,
being confined to the human species.
- Thomas Carlyle

I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
- Thomas Carlyle

Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you are.
- Thomas Carlyle

Man is a tool-using animal.
Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.
- Thomas Carlyle

I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
- Thomas Carlyle

Show me the person you honor, for I know better by
that the kind of person you are.
For you show me what your idea of humanity is.
- Thomas Carlyle

I grow daily to honour facts more and more,
and theory less and less.
A fact, it seems to me, is a great thing;
a sentence printed,
if not by God, then at least by the Devil.
- Thomas Carlyle

Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead:
therefore we must learn both arts.
- Thomas Carlyle

Old age is not a matter for sorrow.
It is matter for thanks if we have left our work done behind us.
- Thomas Carlyle

The end of man is action, and not thought,
though it be of the noblest.
- Thomas Carlyle

No pressure, no diamonds.
- Thomas Carlyle

The merit of originality is not novelty;
it is sincerity.
- Thomas Carlyle

The outer passes away; the innermost is the same yesterday,
today, and forever.
- Thomas Carlyle

Love is the only game that is not called on account of darkness.
- Thomas Carlyle

Isolation is the sum total of wretchedness to a man.
- Thomas Carlyle

Wonder is the basis of worship.
- Thomas Carlyle

Necessity dispenseth with decorum.
- Thomas Carlyle

In books lies the soul of the whole past time.
- Thomas Carlyle

The cut of a garment speaks of intellect and talent
and the color of temperament and heart.
- Thomas Carlyle

It is a vain hope to make people happy by politics.
- Thomas Carlyle

Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance,
but to do what lies clearly at hand.
- Thomas Carlyle

Teach a parrot the terms 'supply and demand' and you've got an economist.
- Thomas Carlyle

Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure
there is one less rascal in the world.
- Thomas Carlyle

If what you have done is unjust, you have not succeeded.
- Thomas Carlyle

No ghost was every seen by two pair of eyes.
- Thomas Carlyle

Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.
- Thomas Carlyle

There are good and bad times, but our mood changes
more often than our fortune.
- Thomas Carlyle

It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see.
- Thomas Carlyle

He who could foresee affairs three days in advance
would be rich for thousands of years.
- Thomas Carlyle

Writing is a dreadful labor, yet not so dreadful as Idleness.
- Thomas Carlyle

None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent
or commanding except when he listens to this whisper
which is heard by him alone.
- Thomas Carlyle

True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart.
It is not contempt; its essence is love.
It issues not in laughter, but in still smiles,
which lie far deeper.
- Thomas Carlyle

Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to see farther.
- Thomas Carlyle

Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects.
- Thomas Carlyle

A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart,
for without kindness, there can be no true joy.
- Thomas Carlyle

What we become depends on what we read after all of
the professors have finished with us.
The greatest university of all is a collection of books.
- Thomas Carlyle

Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong.
- Thomas Carlyle

Clever men are good, but they are not the best.
- Thomas Carlyle

What you see, but can't see over is as good as infinite.
- Thomas Carlyle

The world is a republic of mediocrities,
and always was.
- Thomas Carlyle

Narrative is linear, but action has breadth and depth
as well as height and is solid.
- Thomas Carlyle

Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine.
The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none.
- Thomas Carlyle

Good breeding differs, if at all, from high breeding
only as it gracefully remembers the rights of others,
rather than gracefully insists on its own rights.
- Thomas Carlyle

Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom.
- Thomas Carlyle

No iron chain, or outward force of any kind,
can ever compel the soul of a person to believe or to disbelieve.
- Thomas Carlyle

Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
- Thomas Carlyle

In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People,
with their wisdom and unwisdom; we have to say,
Like People like Government.
- Thomas Carlyle

The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently,
but to live manfully.
- Thomas Carlyle


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