Thomas Carlyle Quotes


Every noble work is at first impossible.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Every new opinion at its starting is precisely a minority of one.
A man lives by believing in something, not by debating and arguing about many things.
The crash of the whole solar and stellar systems could only kill you once.
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
It is not a lucky word, this name "impossible"; no good comes of those who have it so often in their mouths.
No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of men.
A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men.
The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully.
Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle.
Our grand business in life is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what clearly lies at hand.
A man lives by believing in something, not by debating and arguing about many things.
Tell a person they are brave and you help them become so.

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