Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

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

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable of being.

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand.

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

No pressure, no diamonds.

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It's a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment.

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

The real use of gunpowder is to make all men tall.

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

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

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

Teach a parrot the terms 'supply and demand' and you've got an economist.

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

Music is well said to be the speech of angels.

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

Silence is more eloquent than words.

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle

Endurance is patience concentrated.