Thomas Carlyle

1795 - 1881

A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on divinity and repentance

Of all the acts of man, repentance is the most divine.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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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.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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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.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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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 path

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Of all paths a man could strike into, there is, at any given moment, a best path for every man; to find this path, and to walk in it, is the one thing needful for him.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on minorities and starting

Every new opinion at its starting is precisely a minority of one.

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on originality

Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle

No man sees far, the most see no farther than their noses.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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