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Quotations by author » Thomas Carlyle
Scottish Historian and Essayist, leading figure in the Victorian era. 1795-1881
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A crowd has the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
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A fair day's wage for a fair day's work: it is as just a demand as governed men ever made of governing. It is the everlasting right of man.
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A fair day's wages for a fair day's work.
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A force as of madness in the hands of reason has done all that was ever done in the world
Madness
A good book is the purest essence of a human soul.
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A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men.
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A healthy hatred of scoundrels.
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A judicious man uses statistics, not to get knowledge, but to save himself from having ignorance foisted upon him
Men
A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there can be no true joy
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A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge
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A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a devout manner.
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A man lives by believing something: not by debating and arguing about many things.
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A man perfects himself by working. Foul jungles are cleared away, fair seed-fields rise instead, and stately cities; and with the man himself first ceases to be a jungle, and foul unwholesome desert thereby. The man is now a man.
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A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.
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A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
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A man's felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessing of fortune, but in the inward and unseen perfection and riches of the mind.
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A Parliament speaking through reporters to Buncombe and the twenty-seven millions mostly fools.
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A person usually has two reasons for doing something: a good reason and the real reason.
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A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.
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A person with half volition goes backwards and forwards, but makes no progress on even the smoothest of roads.
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