Quotes of Carlyle

“ Carlyle said, "A lie cannot live"; it shows he did not know how to tell them. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Perhaps our supercilious disgust with existence is a cover for a secret disgust with ourselves; we have botched and bungled our lives, and we cast the blame upon the environment or the world, which have no tongues to utter a defense. The mature man accepts the natural limitations of life; he does not expect Providence to be prejudiced in his favor; he does not ask for loaded dice to play the game of life… ”

- Will Durant
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