Thomas Carlyle

1795 - 1881

A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on work

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All work is as seed sown; it grows and spreads, and sows itself anew.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on biography, death, existence, future, heaven, life, nations, past, sacred, suffering, present, and universe

All life is figured by them as a Tree. Igdrasil, the Ash-tree of existence, has its roots deep-down in the kingdoms of Death: its trunk reaches up heaven-high, spreads its boughs over the whole Universe: it is the Tree of Existence. At the foot of it, in the Death-Kingdom, sit the three Fates - the Past, Present and Future; watering its roots from the Sacred Well. It's "bough," with their buddings and disleafings, - events, things suffered, things done, catastrophes, - stretch through all lands and times. Is not every leaf of it a biography, every fiber there an act or word? Its boughs are the Histories of Nations. The rustle of it is the noise of Human Existence, onwards from of old. . . . I find no similitude so true as this of a Tree. Beautiful; altogether beautiful and great.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle

Let him who wants to move and convince others be first moved and convinced himself.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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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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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on fatigue, harmony, music, silence, time, and work

Give us, O give us the man who sings at his work! Be his occupation what it may, he is equal to any of those who follow the same pursuit in silent sullenness. He will do more in the same time . . . he will do it better . . . he will persevere longer. One is scarcely sensible to fatigue while he marches to music. The very stars are said to make harmony as they revolve in their spheres.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on existence, men, and poetry

A vein of poetry exists in the hearts of all men.

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on god

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Of all God's creatures, Man alone is poor.

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on idealism

The Ideal is in thyself, the impediments too is in thyself.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

Source: Sartor Resartus

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on god, life, mind, purpose, strength, and work

Having a purpose in life, throw into your work such strength of mind and muscle as God has given you.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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