Thomas Carlyle

1795 - 1881

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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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on divinity and repentance

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

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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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 despair, hope, idleness, and work

There is a perennial nobleness, and even sacredness, in work. Were he never so benighted, forgetful of his high calling, there is always hope in a man that actually and earnestly works: in idleness alone there is perpetual despair.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on change, death, departure, goodness, life, past, and truth

Nothing that was worthy in the past departs; no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die; but is all still here, and, recognized or not, lives and works through endless changes.

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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.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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