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

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

Silence is more eloquent than words.
– 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 king is the man who can.
– Thomas Carlyle

Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects.
– Thomas Carlyle

A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men.
– Thomas Carlyle

Without kindness there can be no true joy.
– Thomas Carlyle

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