Quotes by Thomas Carlyle

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Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
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Histories are a kind of distilled newspapers.
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History is a mighty dramos, enacted upon the theatre of times, with suns for lamps and eternity for a background.
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No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
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 laughter  

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We have profoundly forgotten everywhere that Cash-payment is not the sole relation of human beings.
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 money  

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Battles, in these ages, are transacted by mechanism; with the slightest possible development of human individuality or spontaneity; men now even die, and kill one another, in an artificial manner.
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 war  

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What you see, yet can not see over, is as good as infinite.
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Silence is as deep as eternity; speech, shallow as time.
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A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.
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Burke said there were Three Estates in Parliament; but, in the Reporters' gallery yonder, there sat a Fourth Estate more important far than they all.
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