Thomas Carlyle

1795 - 1881

A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on science

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What we might call, by way of eminence, the Dismal Science.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on action and thought

The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be of the noblest.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on earth, freedom, and struggle

Freedom is the one purport, wisely aimed at, or unwisely, of all man's struggles, toilings and sufferings, in this earth.

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on creation, god, greatness, and heart

It is great, and there is no other greatness-to make one nook of God's Creation more fruitful, better, more worthy of God; to make some human heart a little wiser, manlier, happier-more blessed.

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on obstacles and weakness

The block of granite, which is an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on books

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Of all the things which man can do or make here below, by far the most momentous, wonderful, and worthy are the things we call books.

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on bravery

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Tell a man he is brave, and you help him to become so.

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on wonder and worship

The man who cannot wonder, who does not habitually wonder and worship, . . . is but a pair of spectacles behind which there is no eye.

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A Quote by Thomas Carlyle on death, knowledge, and tragedy

That there should one man die ignorant who had capacity for knowledge, this I call a tragedy.

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

The true past departs not, no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die; but all is still here, and, recognized or not, lives and works through endless change.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

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