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Thomas Carlyle
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The errors of a wise man are literally more instructive than the truths of a fool. The wise man travels in lofty, far-seeing regions; the fool in low-lying, high-fenced lanes; retracing the footsteps of the former, to discover where he diviated, whole provinces of the universe are laid open to us; in the path of the latter, granting even that he has not deviated at all, little is laid open to us but two wheel-ruts and two hedges. Thomas Carlyle
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There is no permanent place in this universe for evil... Evil may hide behind this fallacy and that, but it will be hunted from fallacy to fallacy until there is no more fallacy for it to hide behind. Thomas Carlyle
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A man must indeed be a hero to appear such in the eyes of his valet. Thomas Carlyle
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All history . . . is an inarticulate Bible. Thomas Carlyle
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A Fourth Estate, of Able Editors, springs up. Thomas Carlyle
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I grow daily to honor facts more and more, and theory less and less. Thomas Carlyle
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Habit is the deepest law of human nature Thomas Carlyle
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The deadliest sin were the consciousness of no sin Thomas Carlyle
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[Economics is] not a 'gay science,' I should say, like some we have heard of; no, a dreary, desolate, and, indeed, quite abject and distressing one: what we might call, by way of eminence, the dismal science. Thomas Carlyle
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On the whole we must repeat the often repeated saying, that it is unworthy a religious man to view an irreligious one either with alarm or aversion; or with any other feeling than regret, and hope, and brotherly commiseration. Thomas Carlyle
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In this world there is one godlike thing, the essence of all that ever was or ever will be of godlike in this world, - the veneration done to human worth by the hearts of men. Thomas Carlyle
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History, as it lies at the root of all science, is also the first distinct product of man's spiritual nature; his earliest expression of what can be called Thought. Thomas Carlyle
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It seems to me a great truth that human things cannot stand on selfishness, mechanical utilities, economies and law courts; that if there be not a religious element in the relations of men, such relations are miserable, and doomed to ruin. Thomas Carlyle
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Let me have my own way in exactly everything, and a sunnier and pleasanter creature does not exist. Thomas Carlyle
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For the 'superior morality,' of which we hear so much, we too would desire to be thankful: at the same time, it were but blindness to deny that this 'superior morality' is properly rather an 'inferior criminality'... Thomas Carlyle
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If time is precious, no book that will not improve by repeated reading deserves to be read at all. Thomas Carlyle
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Produce! Produce! Were it but the pitifullest infinitesimal fraction of a product, produce it in God's name! 'Tis the utmost thou hast in thee: out with it, then. Thomas Carlyle
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Real good breeding, as the people have it here, is one of the finest things now going in the world. The careful avoidance of all discussion, the swift hopping from topic to topic, does not agree with me; but the graceful style they do it with is beyond that of minuets! Thomas Carlyle
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The condition of the most passionate enthusiast is to be preferred over the individual who, because of the fear of making a mistake, won't in the end affirm or deny anything. Thomas Carlyle
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The heart always sees before than the head can see. Thomas Carlyle
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Man is a tool-using Animal. Nowhere do you find him without tools; without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all. Thomas Carlyle
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Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time. Thomas Carlyle
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None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone. Thomas Carlyle
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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. Thomas Carlyle
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To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake; and all but foolish men know, that the only solid, though a far slower reformation, is what each begins and perfects on himself. Thomas Carlyle
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Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct. Thomas Carlyle
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In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment. Thomas Carlyle
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Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts. Thomas Carlyle
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Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to see farther. Thomas Carlyle
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The cut of a garment speaks of intellect and talent and the color of temperament and heart. Thomas Carlyle
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The spiritual is the parent of the practical. Thomas Carlyle
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This world, after all our science and sciences, is still a miracle wonderful, inscrutable, magical and more, to whosoever will think of it. Thomas Carlyle
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Nothing that was worthy in the past departs; no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die. Thomas Carlyle
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All great peoples are conservative. Thomas Carlyle
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Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope; this world of his is emphatically the place of hope. Thomas Carlyle
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Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith. Thomas Carlyle
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The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully. Thomas Carlyle
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Dishonesty is the raw material not of quacks only, but also in great part of dupes. Thomas Carlyle
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The grand result of schooling is a mind with just vision to discern, with free force to do; the grand schoolmaster is Practice. Thomas Carlyle
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Rightly viewed no meanest object is insignificant; all objects are as windows, through which the philosophic eye looks into infinitude itself. Thomas Carlyle
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Great souls are always loyally submissive, reverent to what is over them: only small mean souls are otherwise. Thomas Carlyle
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Government is emphatically a machine: to the discontented a taxing machine, to the contented a machine for securing property. Thomas Carlyle
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For suffering and enduring there is no remedy, but striving and doing. Thomas Carlyle
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Cash-payment never was, or could except for a few years be, the union-bond of man to man. Cash never yet paid one man fully his deserts to another; nor could it, nor can it, now or henceforth to the end of the world. Thomas Carlyle
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The depth of our despair measures what capability and height of claim we have to hope. Thomas Carlyle
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The greatest event for the world is the arrival of a new and wise person. Thomas Carlyle
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Song is the heroics of speech. Thomas Carlyle
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Variety is the condition of harmony. Thomas Carlyle
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Social Science, is not a 'gay science' but rueful, which finds the secret of this universe in 'supply and demand' and reduces the duty of human governors to that of letting men alone. Not a 'gay science', no, a dreary, desolate, and indeed quite abject and distressing one; what we might call, the dismal science Thomas Carlyle
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The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity. The believing man is the original man; whatsoever he believes, he believes it for himself, not for another. Thomas Carlyle
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Doubt of any kind cannot be resolved except by action. Thomas Carlyle
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Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do that with all thy might and leave the issues calmly to God. Thomas Carlyle
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The true Sovereign of the world, who moulds the world like soft wax, according to his pleasure, is he who lovingly sees into the world. Thomas Carlyle
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The public is anold woman.Let her maunderand mumble. Thomas Carlyle
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Not only was Thebes built by the music of an Orpheus; but without the music of some inspired Orpheus was no city ever built, no work that man glories in ever done. Thomas Carlyle
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The English are a dumb people. They can do great acts, but not describe them. Thomas Carlyle
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The barrenest of all mortals is the sentimentalist. Thomas Carlyle
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The Orator persuades and carries all with him, he knows not how; the Rhetorician can prove that he ought to have persuaded and carried all with him. Thomas Carlyle
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But the whim we have of happiness is somewhat thus. By certain valuations, and averages, of our own striking, we come upon some sort of average terrestrial lot; this we fancy belongs to us by nature, and of indefeasible rights. It is simple payment of our wages, of our deserts; requires neither thanks nor complaint. Foolish soul! What act of legislature was there that thou shouldst be happy? A little while ago thou hadst no right to be at all. Thomas Carlyle
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There is but one temple in this Universe: The Body. We speak to God whenever we lay our hands upon it. Thomas Carlyle
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I call the book of Job, apart from all theories about it, one of the grandest things ever written with the pen. Thomas Carlyle
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Conclusive facts are inseparable from inconclusive except by a head that already understands and knows. Thomas Carlyle
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In idleness there is a perpetual despair. Thomas Carlyle
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You can make even a parrot into a learned political economist - all he must learn are the two words "supply" and "demand." Thomas Carlyle
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Professors of the Dismal Science, I perceive the length of your tether is now pretty well run; and I must request you to talk a little lower in the future. Thomas Carlyle
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A collection of books is the best of all universities. Thomas Carlyle
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Trust not the heart of that man for whom old clothes are not venerable. Thomas Carlyle
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The insignificant, the empty, is usually the loud; and after the manner of a drum, is louder even because of its emptiness. Thomas Carlyle
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Happy season of childhood! Kind Nature, that art to all a bountiful mother; that visitest the poor man's hut With auroral radiance; and for thy nursling hast provided a soft swathing of love and infinite hope wherein he waxes and slumbers, danced round by sweetest dreams! Thomas Carlyle
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To say that we have a clear conscience is to utter a solecism; had we never sinned we should have had no conscience. Were defeat unknown, neither would victory be celebrated by songs of triumph. Thomas Carlyle
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