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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
    tags: alone 
     
    Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to see farther.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: conscious 
     
    For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and is not speaking the truth of that - is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: truth  facts 
     
    History, a distillation of rumour.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    Happy the people whose annals are vacant.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: people 
     
    A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: heart  loving 
     
    The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: strong 
     
    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.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: men  book 
     
    Universal history, the history of what man has accomplished in this world, is at bottom the History of the Great Men who have worked here.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: men  world 
     
    Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: time  silence  eternity  speech 
     
    Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it; better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: time  men  power  sad  endurance  strength 
     
    I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    Every day that is born into the world comes like a burst of music and rings the whole day through, and you make of it a dance, a dirge, or a life march, as you will.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: world  music  dance 
     
    Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It's a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    In books lies the soul fo the whole past time.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: time  past  lies  soul  book 
     
    A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: people 
     
    He who has no vision of eternity has no hold on time.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: time  eternity  vision 
     
    I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: ambition  die 
     
    He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: health  hope 
     
    Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: true  questions 
     
    Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: laughter  human 
     
    A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there can be no true joy.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: heart  joy  kindness  true 
     
    Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: misery 
     
    Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no justice; but only accident here below. Judgment for an evil thing is many times delayed some day or two, some century or two, but it is sure as life, it is sure as death.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: death  evil  time  men  imagine 
     
    Endurance is patience concentrated.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    Experience is the best of school masters, only the school fees are heavy.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    Of all your troubles, great and small, the greatest are the ones that don't happen at all.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: lies 
     
    A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: men  goal 
     
    Every new opinion, at its starting, is precisely in a minority of one.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: opinion 
     
    True friends, like ivy and the wall Both stand together, and together fall.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: friends  true 
     
    Of all the paths a man could strike into, there is, at any given moment, a best path .. A thing which, here and now, it were of all things wisest for him to do .. To find this path, and walk in it, is the one thing needful for him.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: men  moment  path 
     
    Teach a parrot the terms 'supply and demand' and you've got an economist.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    Every noble work is at first impossible.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: work  impossible  noble 
     
    Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: action 
     
    If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: nature  heart  music 
     
    No pressure, no diamonds.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: diamond 
     
    Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    Stop a moment, cease your work, and look around you.
    — Thomas Carlyle
    tags: work  moment 
     
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    thomas carlyle
    Birth    : December 4, 1795
    Death  : February 5, 1881
    Occupation  : Philosopher