Thomas Carlyle

1795 - 1881

A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on kindness, problems, universe, women, and work

It is the first of all problems for a man (or woman) to find out what kind of work he (or she) is to do in this universe.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on work

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

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on composers, harmony, kindness, labor, soul, and work

Even in the meanest sorts of Labor, the whole soul of a man is composed into a kind of real harmony the instant he sets himself to work.

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on greatness and men

A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men.

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on men

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Let a man try faithfully, manfully to be right, he will daily grow more and more right. It is at the bottom of the condition on which all men have to cultivate themselves.

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on clarity and confusion

Clean undeniable right, clear undeniable might: either of these once ascertained puts an end to battle. All battle is a confused experiment to ascertain one and both of these.

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on honesty and power

Over the times thou hast no power. . . . Solely over one man thou hast quite absolute power. Him redeem and make honest.

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on fashion and silence

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

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on eternity, silence, speech, and time

Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on eternity, good, lies, silence, speech, and time

Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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