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Thomas Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle

Born: December 4, 1795
Birthplace: Ecclefechan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Died: February 5, 1881

Occupation: Essayist, Historian, and Philosopher
Profile: Best known for The French Revolution, A History.

Number of Quotes: 6

A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.

Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

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

If you are ever in doubt as to whether or not you should kiss a pretty girl, always give her the benefit of the doubt.

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

Work is the grand cure of all the maladies and miseries that ever beset mankind.

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