21 Thomas Carlyle Quotes

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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.
- Thomas Carlyle
Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness. He has a work, a life-purpose; he has found it, and will follow it! Labor is life.
- Thomas Carlyle
For a hundred that can bear adversity there is hardly one that can bear prosperity.
- Thomas Carlyle
Labor is life: from the inmost heart of the worker rises his God-given force, the sacred celestial life-essence breathed into him by Almighty God!
- Thomas Carlyle
If time is precious, no book that will not improve by repeated readings deserves to be read at all.
- Thomas Carlyle
The eternal stars shine out as soon as it is dark enough.
- Thomas Carlyle
Piety does not mean that a man should make a sour face about things, and refuse to enjoy in moderation what his Maker has given.
- Thomas Carlyle
What is nature? Art thou not the living government of God? O Heaven, is it in very deed He then that ever speaks through thee, that lives and loves in thee, that lives and loves in me?
- Thomas Carlyle
In idleness there is a perpetual despair.
- Thomas Carlyle
Good Christian people, here lies for you an inestimable loan; take all heed thereof, in all carefulness, employ it: with high recompense, or else with heavy penalty, will it one day be required back.
- Thomas Carlyle
He walked into Judaea eighteen hundred years ago; His sphere melody, flowing in wild native tones, took captive the ravished souls of men, and, being of a truth sphere melody, still flows and sounds, though now with thousandfold accompaniments and rich symphonies, through all our hearts, and modulates and divinely leads them.
- Thomas Carlyle
A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a devout manner.
- Thomas Carlyle
The devil has his elect.
- Thomas Carlyle
No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, could ever compel the soul of man to believe or to disbelieve: it is his own indefeasible light, that judgment of his; he will reign and believe there by the grace of God alone!
- Thomas Carlyle
Blessed be the God's voice; for it is true, and falsehoods have to cease before it!
- Thomas Carlyle
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