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  Quotes of Thomas Carlyle [25]


  1. Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.
  2. Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts.
  3. Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
  4. The end of understanding is not to prove and find reasons, but to know and believe.
  5. Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the Devil; for which reason I have, long since, as good as renounced it.
  6. In idleness there is a perpetual despair.
  7. Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
  8. The greatest of faults is to be concious of none.
  9. Show me the man you honour and I will know what kind of man you are.
  10. Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.
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