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Quotes by Thomas Carlyle

Nothing builds self- esteem and self- confidence like accomplishment.
– Thomas Carlyle

Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the Devil; for which reason I have, long since, as good as renounced it.
– Thomas Carlyle

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

Go as far as you can see, and when you get there you will see farther.
– Thomas Carlyle

Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
– Thomas Carlyle

Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you are.
– Thomas Carlyle

The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity. The believing man is the original man.
– Thomas Carlyle

Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.
– Thomas Carlyle

The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
– Thomas Carlyle

Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
– Thomas Carlyle

The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green.
– Thomas Carlyle

In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom and unwisdom; we have to say, Like People like Government.
– Thomas Carlyle

The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
– Thomas Carlyle

Silence is more eloquent than words.
– Thomas Carlyle

Popular opinion is the greatest lie in the world.
– Thomas Carlyle

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