Thomas Carlyle was a Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher.

Born: December 4, 1795, Ecclefechan, United Kingdom
Died: February 5, 1881, London, United Kingdom



A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.

Every noble work is at first impossible.

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

No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Go as far as you can see; when you get there you’ll be able to see farther.

No pressure, no diamonds.

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

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

Silence is more eloquent than words.

Music is well said to be the speech of angels.

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

Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.

Every noble work is at first impossible.

Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith.

The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.

Isolation is the sum total of wretchedness to a man.

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

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.

Endurance is patience concentrated.

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

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

The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.

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

Be not a slave of words.

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

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

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

Thought is the parent of the deed.


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