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Thomas Carlyle



    Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.

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    The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green.

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    A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.

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    Every noble work is at first impossible.

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    He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.

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    The eye sees what it brings the power to see.

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    A judicious man uses statistics, not to get knowledge, but to save himself from having ignorance foisted upon him

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    Respectable Professors of the Dismal Science.

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    What we might call, by way of eminence, the Dismal Science

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    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

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    There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary men by the quantity they do not write

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    The mystical bond of brotherhood makes all men brothers

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    Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to see farther

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    See deep enough, and you see musically; the heart of nature being everywhere music.

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    The soul gives unity to what it looks at with love.

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    Habit is the deepest law of human nature

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    What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is the collection of books.

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    All men, if they work not as in the great taskmaster's eye, will work wrong, and work unhappily for themselves and for you.

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