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Poetry is the attempt which man makes to render his existence harmonious. Thomas Carlyle
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The press is the fourth estate of the realm. Thomas Carlyle
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If a man was great while living, he becomes tenfold greater when dead. Thomas Carlyle
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No mortal has a right to wag his tongue, much less to wag his pen, without saying something. Thomas Carlyle
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A frightful dialect for the stupid, the pedant and dullard sort. Thomas Carlyle
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So much of truth, only under an ancient obsolete vesture, but the spirit of it still true, do I find in the Paganism of old nations. Nature is still divine, the revelation of the workings of God; the Hero is still worshipable: this, under poor cramped incipient forms, is what all Pagan religions have struggled, as they could, to set forth. Thomas Carlyle
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There are depths in man that go to the lowest hell, and heights that reach the highest heaven, for are not both heaven and hell made out of him, everlasting miracle and mystery that he is. Thomas Carlyle
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It is no very good symptom, either of nations or individuals, that they deal much in vaticination. Happy men are full of the present, for its bounty suffices them; and wise men also, for its duties engage them. Our grand business undoubtedly is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what clearly lies at hand. Thomas Carlyle
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Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time. Thomas Carlyle
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Our grand business undoubtedly is, not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand. Thomas Carlyle
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Alas! the fearful Unbelief is unbelief in yourself. Thomas Carlyle
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The highest ensign that men ever met and embraced under, the Cross itself, had no meaning save an accidental extrinsic one. Thomas Carlyle
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The people may eat grass: hasty words, which fly abroad irrevocable-and will send back tidings. Thomas Carlyle
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Captains of Industry. Thomas Carlyle
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The best effect of any book is that it excites the reader to self-activity. Thomas Carlyle
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When the oak-tree is felled, the whole forest echoes with it; but a hundred acorns are planted silently by some unnoticed breeze. Thomas Carlyle
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A person usually has two reasons for doing something: a good reason and the real reason. 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. Thomas Carlyle
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Figure him there, with his scrofulous diseases, with his great greedy heart, and unspeakable chaos of thoughts; stalking mournful as a stranger in this Earth; eagerly devouring what spiritual thing he could come at... Thomas Carlyle
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Little other than a redtape Talking-machine, and unhappy Bag of Parliamentary Eloquence. Thomas Carlyle
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In epochs when cash payment has become the sole nexus of man to man. Thomas Carlyle
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Our works are the mirror wherein the spirit first sees its natural lineaments, Hence, too, the folly of that impossible precept, Know thyself; till it be translated into this partially possible one, know what thou canst work at. Thomas Carlyle
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Our grand business in life is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand. Thomas Carlyle
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See deep enough, and you see musically; the heart of nature being everywhere music, if you can only reach it. Thomas Carlyle
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So much of truth, only under an ancient obsolete vesture, but the spirit of it still true, do I find in the Paganism of old nations. Nature is still divine, the revelation of the workings of God; the Hero is still worshipable... Thomas Carlyle
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The first of all gospels is, that no lie lives forever. Thomas Carlyle
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The gospel according to Jean Jacques. Thomas Carlyle
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Truth, I cried, though the heavens crush me for following her; no falsehood, though a whole celestial Lubberland were the price of apostasy! Thomas Carlyle
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Under all speech that is good for anything three lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time. Thomas Carlyle
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Of all acts is not, for a man, repentance the most divine? The greatest of faults is to be conscious of none. Thomas Carlyle
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Hast thou hope? they asked of John Knox, when he lay a-dying. He spoke nothing, but raised his finger and pointed upward, and so died. Thomas Carlyle
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For there is no heroic poem in the world but is at bottom a biography, the life of a man; also, it may be said, there is no life of a man, faithfully recorded, but is a heroic poem of its sort, rhymed or unrhymed. Thomas Carlyle
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Ever as before does madness remain, terrific, altogether infernal, boiling up of the nether chaotic deep, through this fair painted vision of creation, which swims thereon, and which we name the real. Thomas Carlyle
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What gained we, little moth? Thy ashes, Thy one brief parting pang may show: And withering thoughts for soul that dashes, From deep to deep, are but a death more slow. Thomas Carlyle
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A dandy is a clothes-wearing man - a man whose trade, office, and existence consist in the wearing of clothes. Every faculty of his soul, spirit, person and purse is heroically consecrated to this one object - the wearing of clothes, wisely and well; so that, as others dress to live, he lives to dress. Thomas Carlyle
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The station that has not its duty, its ideal, was never yet occupied by man. Yes, here in this poor, miserable, hampered, despicable actual, wherein thou even now standest, - here or nowhere is thy ideal; work it out therefrom; and working, believe, live, be free. Thomas Carlyle
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Think of living! Thy life, wert thou the pitifullest of all the sons of earth, is no idle dream, but a solemn reality. It is thy own; it is all thou hast to front eternity with. Work, then, even as He has done, and does, like a star, unhasting, yet unresting. Thomas Carlyle
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Experience does take dreadfully high school-wages, but he teaches like no other. Thomas Carlyle
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Arrestment, sudden really as a bolt out of the blue has hit strange victims. Thomas Carlyle
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For of a truth stupidity is strong, most strong, as the poet Schiller sings, Against stupidity the very gods fight invictorious. Thomas Carlyle
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I know so little about any history. How little do I know even about the history of myself. Thomas Carlyle
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Of all God's creatures, Man alone is poor. Thomas Carlyle
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The first duty of man is that of subduing fear. Thomas Carlyle
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Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak. Thomas Carlyle
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All comes out even at the end of the day. Thomas Carlyle
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And yet without labour there were no ease, no rest, so much as conceivable. Thomas Carlyle
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Skepticism means, not intellectual doubt alone, but moral doubt. Thomas Carlyle
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Nay, in every epoch of the world, the great event, parent of all others, is it not the arrival of a Thinker in the world? Thomas Carlyle
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It is through symbols that man consciously or unconsciously lives, works and has his being. Thomas Carlyle
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Music... a kind of inarticulate, unfathomable speech, which leads to the edge of the Infinite. Thomas Carlyle
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Great men are the modelers, patterns, and in a wide sense creators, of whatsoever the general mass of men contrived to do and attain. Thomas Carlyle
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It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind of work he is to do in this universe. Thomas Carlyle
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A greater number of God's creatures believe in Mahomet's word at this hour than in any other word whatever. Are we to suppose that it was a miserable piece of spiritual legerdemain, this which so many creatures of the almighty have lived by and died by?... Thomas Carlyle
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A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men. Thomas Carlyle
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With stupidity and sound digestion, man may front much. Thomas Carlyle
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A stammering man is never a worthless one. Physiology can tell you why. It is an excess of sensibility to the presence of his fellow creature, that makes him stammer. Thomas Carlyle
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The Builder of this Universe was wise, He plann'd all souls, all systems, planets, particles: The Plan He shap'd all Worlds and Ĉons by, Was-Heavens!-was thy small Nine-and-thirty Articles! Thomas Carlyle
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The Ideal is in thyself, the impediments too is in thyself. Thomas Carlyle
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Skepticism, as I said, is not intellectual only; it is moral also; a chronic atrophy and disease of the whole soul. A man lives by believing something; not by debating and arguing about many things. A sad case for him when all that he can manage to believe is something he can button in his pocket, and with one or the other organ eat and digest! Lower than that he will not get. Thomas Carlyle
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A fair day's wages for a fair day's work. Thomas Carlyle
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A good book is the purest essence of a human soul. Thomas Carlyle
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In books lies the soul fo the whole past time. Thomas Carlyle
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In every object there is inexhaustible meaning. Thomas Carlyle
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Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we have left our work done behind us. Thomas Carlyle
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Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries. Thomas Carlyle
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Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you are. Thomas Carlyle
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If what you have done is unjust, you have not succeeded. Thomas Carlyle
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For all right judgment of any man or things it is useful, nay, essential, to see his good qualities before pronouncing on his bad. Thomas Carlyle
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History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their youth in seclusion. Thomas Carlyle
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Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects. Thomas Carlyle
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