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Friday, 22 September 2017
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"The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living." (Phillips, Wendell - Education)

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Browse Quotations by Carlyle, Thomas

 
The king is the man who can. - (Carlyle, Thomas - Ability)
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What you see, but can't see over is as good as infinite. - (Carlyle, Thomas - Ability)
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Action hangs, as it were, dissolved in speech, in thoughts whereof speech is the shadow; and precipitates itself therefrom. The kind of speech in a man betokens the kind of action you will get from him. - (Carlyle, Thomas - Action)
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The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be of the noblest. - (Carlyle, Thomas - Action)
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Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do. - (Carlyle, Thomas - Action)
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Narrative is linear, but action has breadth and depth as well as height and is solid. - (Carlyle, Thomas - Action)
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Our grand business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand. - (Carlyle, Thomas - Action)
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No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow himself through the world, giving and receiving offence. - (Carlyle, Thomas - Action)
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Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity. - (Carlyle, Thomas - Adversity)
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Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether. - (Carlyle, Thomas - Advice)
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Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we have left our work done behind us. - (Carlyle, Thomas - Age and Aging)
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The outer passes away; the innermost is the same yesterday, today, and forever. - (Carlyle, Thomas - Age and Aging)
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In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves. - (Carlyle, Thomas - Anger)
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A man lives by believing something: not by debating and arguing about many things. - (Carlyle, Thomas - Argument)
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Show me the person you honor, for I know better by that the kind of person you are. For you show me what your idea of humanity is. - (Carlyle, Thomas - Association)
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