Thomas Carlyle

1795 - 1881

A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on work

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Give me a man who sings at his work.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on glory, honor, life, possessions, soldiers, and work

The glory of a workman, still more of a master workman, that he does his work well, ought to be his most precious possession; like the honor of a soldier, dearer to him than life.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle

A witty statesman said, you might prove anything by figures.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

Source: Chartism.

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on facts and universe

It is a mathematical fact that the casting of this pebble from my hand alters the centre of gravity of the universe.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

Source: Sartor Resartus III.

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on kindness, logic, meaning, music, songs, speech, and words

The meaning of song goes deep. Who in logical words can explain the effect music has on us? A kind of inarticulate, unfathomable speech, which leads us to the edge of the infinite, and lets us for a moment gaze into that!

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on angels, music, and speech

Music is well said to be the speech of angels.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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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.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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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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