Quotes of Thomas Carlyle

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

- Thomas Carlyle

“ The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom and unwisdom; we have to say, Like People like Government. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ The history of the world is but the biography of great men. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see further. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ No pressure, no diamonds. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Every noble work is at first impossible. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

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

- Thomas Carlyle

“ A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

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

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Speech is silver, silence is golden. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Silence is more eloquent than words. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Speech is of time, silence is of eternity. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Silence is the eternal duty of man. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Speech is great, but silence is greater. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ The mystical bond of brotherhood makes all men brothers. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

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

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see further. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Endurance is patience concentrated. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

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

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness on the confines of two everlasting hostile empires. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Music is well said to be the speech of angels. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ It seems somehow the very central essence of us, song; as if all the rest were but wrappages and hulls! ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ The lightning spark of thought generated in the solitary mind awakens its likeness in another mind. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ No pressure, no diamonds. ”

- Thomas Carlyle
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