Thomas Carlyle Quotes

Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Categories: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
the-work-an-unknown-good-man-has-done-is-like-a-vein-of-water-flowing-hidden-underground-secretly-making-the-ground-green
old-age-is-not-a-matter-for-sorrow-it-is-matter-for-thanks-if-we-have-left-our-work-done-behind-us
not-brute-force-but-only-persuasion-and-faith-are-the-kings-of-this-world
there-are-good-and-bad-times-but-our-mood-changes-more-often-than-our-fortune
no-great-man-lives-in-vain-the-history-of-the-world-is-but-the-biography-of-great-men
endurance-is-patience-concentrated
silence-is-as-deep-as-eternity-speech-a-shallow-as-time
nothing-builds-selfesteem-and-selfconfidence-like-accomplishment
the-purpose-of-man-is-in-action-not-thought
the-end-of-man-is-action-and-not-thought-though-it-be-noblest
instead-of-saying-that-man-is-the-creature-of-circumstance-it-would-be-nearer-the-mark-to-say-that-man-is-the-architect-of-circumstance
love-is-not-altogether-a-yet-it-has-many-points-in-common-therewith
no-age-seemed-the-age-of-romance-to-itself
love-is-the-only-game-that-is-not-called-on-account-of-darkness
in-idleness-there-is-a-perpetual-despair
that-there-should-one-man-die-ignorant-who-had-capacity-for-knowledge-this-i-call-a-tragedy
imperfection-clings-to-a-person-and-if-they-wait-till-they-are-brushed-off-entirely-they-would-spin-for-ever-on-their-axis-advancing-nowhere
the-block-of-granite-which-was-an-obstacle-in-the-pathway-of-the-weak-becomes-a-steppingstone-in-the-pathway-of-the-strong
it-is-the-first-of-all-problems-for-a-man-to-find-out-what-kind-of-work-he-is-to-do-in-this-universe
everywhere-in-life-the-true-question-is-not-what-we-have-gained-but-what-we-do
if-time-is-precious-no-book-that-will-not-improve-by-repeated-reading-deserves-to-be-read-at-all
alas-the-fearful-unbelief-is-unbelief-in-yourself
blessed-is-he-who-has-found-his-work
silence-is-as-deep-as-eternity-speech-shallow-as-time
silence-is-more-eloquent-than-words
long-stormy-springtime-wet-contentious-april-winter-chilling-the-lap-of-very-may-but-at-length-the-season-of-summer-does-come
a-force-as-of-madness-in-the-hands-of-reason-has-done-all-that-was-ever-done-in-the-world
manners-are-stronger-than-laws
our-grand-business-is-not-to-see-what-lies-dimly-at-a-distance-but-to-do-what-lies-clearly-at-hand
men-do-less-than-they-ought-unless-they-do-all-they-can
the-tragedy-of-life-is-not-so-much-what-men-suffer-but-rather-what-they-miss
the-deadliest-sin-were-the-consciousness-of-no-sin
a-witty-statesman-said-you-might-prove-anything-by-figures
debt-is-a-bottomless-sea
sarcasm-is-the-language-of-the-devil-for-which-reason-i-have-long-since-as-good-as-renounced-it
the-lightning-spark-of-thought-generated-in-the-solitary-mind-awakens-its-likeness-in-another-mind
the-mystical-bond-of-brotherhood-makes-all-men-brothers
democracy-is-by-the-nature-of-it-a-selfcancelling-business-and-gives-in-the-long-run-a-net-result-of-zero
democracy-is-cumbersome-slow-and-inefficient-but-in-due-time-the-voice-of-the-people-will-be-heard-and-their-latent-wisdom-will-prevail
the-main-business-is-not-to-see-what-lies-dimly-at-a-distance-but-to-do-what-lies-clearly-at-hand
society-is-founded-upon-cloth
speech-is-human-silence-is-divine-yet-also-brutish-and-dead-therefore-we-must-learn-both-arts
parliament-will-train-you-to-talk-and-above-all-things-to-hear-with-patience-unlimited-quantities-of-foolish-talk
happy-the-people-whose-annals-are-blank-in-history-books
what-we-become-depends-on-what-we-read-after-all-the-professors-have-finished-with-us-the-greatest-university-of-all-is-the-collection-of-books
what-we-might-call-by-way-of-eminence-the-dismal-science
biography-is-the-only-true-history
history-is-the-essence-of-innumerable-biographies
illhealth-of-body-or-of-mind-is-defeat-health-alone-is-victory-let-all-men-if-they-can-manage-it-contrive-to-be-healthy
ridicule-is-the-language-of-the-devil
do-the-duty-which-lieth-nearest-to-thee-thy-second-duty-will-already-have-become-clearer
egotism-is-the-source-and-summary-of-all-faults-and-miseries
work-is-the-grand-cure-for-all-maladies-and-miseries-that-ever-beset-mankind-honest-work-which-you-intend-getting-done
do-not-be-embarrassed-by-your-mistakes-nothing-can-teach-us-better-than-our-understanding-of-them-this-is-one-of-the-best-ways-of-selfeducation
heroism-is-the-divine-relation-which-in-all-times-unites-a-great-man-to-other-men
it-is-the-heart-always-that-sees-before-the-head-can-see
habit-is-the-deepest-law-of-human-nature
what-we-become-depends-on-what-we-read-after-all-the-professors-have-finished-with-us-the-greatest-university-of-all-is-a-collection-of-books
the-deepest-depth-of-vulgarism-is-that-of-setting-up-money-as-the-ark-of-the-covenant
histories-are-as-perfect-as-historian-is-wise-is-gifted-with-eye-soul-thomas-carlyle
all-human-souls-never-bedarkened-love-light-light-once-kindled-spreads-till-all-is-luminous-thomas-carlyle
prayer-is-remains-always-native-deepest-impulse-soul-man-thomas-carlyle
how-without-clothes-could-we-possess-master-organ-souls-seat-true-pineal-gland-body-sociali-mean-purse-thomas-carlyle
the-great-soul-this-world-is-just-thomas-carlyle
all-human-things-do-require-to-have-ideal-in-them-to-have-some-soul-in-them-thomas-carlyle
every-man-has-coward-hero-in-his-soul-thomas-carlyle
literature-is-thought-thinking-souls-thomas-carlyle
there-is-but-one-temple-in-this-universe-the-body-we-speak-to-god-whenever-we-lay-our-hands-upon-it-thomas-carlyle
misery-which-through-long-ages-had-no-spokesman-no-helper-will-now-be-its-own-helper-speak-for-itself-thomas-carlyle
a-mind-that-has-seen-suffered-done-speaks-to-us-what-it-has-tried-conquered-thomas-carlyle
in-our-wide-world-there-is-but-one-altogether-fatal-personage-duncehe-that-speaks-irrationally-that-sees-not-yet-thinks-he-sees-thomas-carlyle
laws-themselves-political-constitutions-are-not-our-life-but-only-house-wherein-our-life-is-led-thomas-carlyle
we-have-not-read-author-till-we-have-seen-his-object-whatever-it-may-be-as-he-saw-it-thomas-carlyle
this-world-after-all-our-science-sciences-is-still-miracle-wonderful-inscrutable-magical-more-to-whosoever-will-think-it-thomas-carlyle
of-all-things-which-man-can-do-make-here-below-by-far-most-momentous-wonderful-worthy-are-things-we-call-books-thomas-carlyle
to-vulgar-eye-few-things-are-wonderful-that-are-not-distant-thomas-carlyle
adversity-is-diamond-dust-heaven-polishes-its-jewels-with-thomas-carlyle