Thomas Carlyle quotes

 quotes - He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.

“He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.”

— Thomas Carlyle

 quotes - A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.

“A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.”

— Thomas Carlyle

 quotes - Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.

“Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.”

— Thomas Carlyle

 quotes - Endurance is patience concentrated.

“Endurance is patience concentrated.”

— Thomas Carlyle

“Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.”

— Thomas Carlyle

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

— Thomas Carlyle

“Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.”

— Thomas Carlyle

“I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.”

— Thomas Carlyle

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

— Thomas Carlyle

“If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music.”

— Thomas Carlyle

“No pressure, no diamonds.”

— Thomas Carlyle

“Music is well said to be the speech of angels.”

— Thomas Carlyle

“Reform is not pleasant, but grievous; no person can reform themselves without suffering and hard work, how much less a nation.”

— Thomas Carlyle

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

— Thomas Carlyle

“The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it, he cannot act till then.”

— Thomas Carlyle

“There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.”

— Thomas Carlyle

“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

“Every noble work is at first impossible.”

— Thomas Carlyle

“What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.”

— Thomas Carlyle

“Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none.”

— Thomas Carlyle

“Silence is more eloquent than words.”

— Thomas Carlyle

“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

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

— Thomas Carlyle

“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.”

— 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

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

— 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

“Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand.”

— Thomas Carlyle

“The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion.”

— Thomas Carlyle

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

— Thomas Carlyle
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