Thomas Carlyle

1795 - 1881

A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on popular opinion and lie

Popular opinion is the greatest lie in the world.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle

 Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on pleasant, easy, nice, and way

Let me have my own way in exactly everything, and a sunnier and more pleasant creature does not exist.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by 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 (1795 - 1881)

Source: How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle

No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on good and impossibility

It is not a lucky word, this name impossible; no good comes of those who have it so often in their mouths.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle

Let me have my own way in exactly everything, and a sunnier and pleasanter creature does not exist.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on merit, novelty, originality, and sincerity

The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle

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

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on good, water, and work

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

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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