Jane Welsh Carlyle

1801 - 1866

A Quote by Jane Welsh Carlyle on acceptance and injustice

When one has been threatened with a great injustice, one accepts a smaller as a favour.

Jane Welsh Carlyle (1801 - 1866)

Source: Letters and Memorials, 1883, entry for 21 Nov 1855.

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A Quote by Jane Welsh Carlyle on hope, life, and preparation

The surest way to get a thing in this life is to be prepared for doing without it, to the exclusion even of hope.

Jane Welsh Carlyle (1801 - 1866)

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A Quote by Jane Welsh Carlyle on dependence, force, life, logic, and nature

It is sad and wrong to be so dependent for the life of my life on any human being as I am on you; but I cannot by any force of logic cure myself at this date, when it has become second nature.

Jane Welsh Carlyle (1801 - 1866)

Source: Letter; in The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle, 1970.

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A Quote by Jane Welsh Carlyle on heart

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The only thing that makes one place more attractive to me than another is the quantity of heart I find in it.

Jane Welsh Carlyle (1801 - 1866)

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