Thomas Carlyle Quotes
One of my favorite historian, teacher, mathematician and philosopher.
Here are few of his great quotes.
A man lives by believing something: not by debating and arguing about many things
If you don’t commit to one thing, you’ll be distracted by everything
Talk that doesn’t end in some action is better suppressed altogether
Blessed is he, who has found his work, let him ask no other blessedness
Make yourself an honest man and then you can be sure that there is one less rascal in this world
Man is properly speaking based upon hope. He has no real possession than hope.
I don’t believe in collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
If you want to stop a man from doing something, tell him to talk about it. More he will talk about it, lesser he ‘ll do.
In books lies the soul of the whole past time.
Oh, give us the man who sings at his work
Do the duty which lies nearest to you: the second duty will then become clearer
A gifted person sees the essential point and leaves all else as surplus
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains
It is a vain hope to make people happy by politics
It is the heart that always sees, before head can ever see
Wonder is the basis of worship
Reform is never pleasant, it is grievous.
History has shown that all great men have passed their youth in seclusion