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Thomas Carlyle Quotes

A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there can be no true joy.

A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.

A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a devout manner.

A man lives by believing something: not by debating and arguing about many things.

A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.

A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.

A man's felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessing of fortune, but in the inward and unseen perfections and riches of the mind.

A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.

A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope.

A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.

Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.

All great peoples are conservative.

All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books.

Be not a slave of words.

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

Clever men are good, but they are not the best.

Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.

Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.

Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable of being.

Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.