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ليس لنا أن نتطلع إلى هدفٍ يلوح لنا باهتاً من بعد ، وإنما علينا أن ننجز ما بين أيدينا من عمل واضح بيِّن.


Thomas Carlyle

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No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor.
THOMAS CARLYLE
It is a vain hope to make people happy by politics.
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Wonderful Force of Public Opinion! We must act and walk in all points as it prescribes; follow the t...
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Laughter is the cipher key wherewith we decipher the whole man
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No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
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Men are to be guided only by their self-interests. Good government is a good balancing of these; and...
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To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made visible if we will ope...
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Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.
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No sadder proof can be given of a person's own tiny stature, than their disbelief in great people.
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Today is not yesterday: we ourselves change; how can our works and thoughts, if they are always to b...
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Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
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That a Parliament, especially a Parliament with Newspaper Reporters firmly established in it, is an ...
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Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundre...
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Oh, give us the man who sings at his work.
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No conquest can ever become permanent which does not show itself beneficial to the conquered as well...
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For suffering and enduring there is no remedy, but striving and doing.
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If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth, is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
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The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
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Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him,...
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The purpose of man is in action not thought.
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Popular opinion is the greatest lie in the world.
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We were wise indeed, could we discern truly the signs of our own time; and by knowledge of its wants...
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Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what clearly lies at hand.
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Let one who wants to move and convince others, first be convinced and moved themselves. If a person ...
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Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.
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Isolation is the sum total of wretchedness to a man.
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History is the essence of innumerable biographies.
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No sooner does a great man depart, and leave his character as public property, than a crowd of littl...
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Stern accuracy in inquiring, bold imagination in describing, these are the cogs on which history soa...
THOMAS CARLYLE
Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
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Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which reason I have long since a...
THOMAS CARLYLE
A person with half volition goes backwards and forwards, but makes no progress on even the smoothest...
THOMAS CARLYLE
All great peoples are conservative.
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The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion.
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It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind of work he is to do in this universe...
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After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in ...
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Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong.
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The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is better.
THOMAS CARLYLE
The three great elements of modern civilization, Gunpowder, Printing, and the Protestant Religion.
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Biography is the only true history
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Commemoration of Martyrs of Japan, 1597 The Christian must be consumed with the infinite beauty ...
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Worship of a hero is transcendent admiration of a great man.
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If they could forget for a moment the correggiosity of Correggio and the learned babble of the sale...
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Genius . . . means the transcendent capacity of taking trouble.
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The best way to keep good acts in memory is to refresh them with new.
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Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as e...
THOMAS CARLYLE
The illuminable, silent, never-resting thing called Time, rolling, rushing on, swift, silent, like a...
THOMAS CARLYLE
A man perfects himself by working. Foul jungles are cleared away, fair seed-fields rise instead, and...
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Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.
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Be a pattern to others, and then all will go well; for as a whole city is affected by the licentiou...
THOMAS CARLYLE
If Hero means sincere man, why may not every one of us be a Hero?
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Happy are the people whose annals are blank in history books
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The Orator persuades and carries all with him, he knows not how; the Rhetorician can prove that he ...
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He who first shortened the labor of Copyists by device of Movable Types was disbanding hired armies...
THOMAS CARLYLE
Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you are.
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Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achie...
THOMAS CARLYLE
Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no justice; but onl...
THOMAS CARLYLE
No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
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He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
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How much lies in Laughter: the cipher-key, wherewith we decipher the whole man.
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Fame, we may understand, is no sure test of merit, but only a probability of such: it is an accide...
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What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with us. The greatest ...
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Great is journalism. Is not every able editor a ruler of the world, being the persuader of it?
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Youth is to all the glad reason of life; but often only by what it hopes, not by what it attains, o...
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Respectable Professors of the Dismal Science.
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On the whole we must repeat the often repeated saying, that it is unworthy a religious man to view ...
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The difference between Socrates and Jesus Christ? The great Conscious; the immeasurably great Uncons...
THOMAS CARLYLE
We have profoundly forgotten everywhere that cash-payment is not the sole relation of human beings.
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When new turns of behavior cease to appear in the life of the individual, its behavior ceases to be ...
THOMAS CARLYLE
Close thy Byron; open thy Goethe.
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We do everything by custom, even believe by it; our very axioms, let us boast of free-thinking as we...
THOMAS CARLYLE
It is not a lucky word, this name ''impossible''; no good comes of those who have it so often in the...
THOMAS CARLYLE
As the Swiss inscription says: Sprechen ist silbern, Schweigen ist golden, - "Speech is silver, Sile...
THOMAS CARLYLE
We have profoundly forgotten everywhere that cash-payment is not the sole relation of human beings.
THOMAS CARLYLE
Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil.
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Tell a man he is brave, and you help him to become so
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Silence is more eloquent than words
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Silence is as deep as eternity; speech, shallow as time.
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As a first approximation, I define "belief" not as the object of believing (a dogma, a program, etc....
THOMAS CARLYLE
The true University of these days is a Collection of Books.
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My whinstone house my castle is, I have my own four walls.
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Histories are as perfect as the Historian is wise, and is gifted with an eye and a soul.
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Money, which is of very uncertain value, and sometimes has no value at all and even less.
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Genuine Work alone, what thou workest faithfully, that is eternal, as the Almighty Founder and Worl...
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Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundr...
THOMAS CARLYLE
In doing nothing men learn to do evil.
THOMAS CARLYLE
A crowd has the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
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See deep enough, and you see musically; the heart of nature being everywhere music.
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What is philosophy but a continual battle against custom?
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War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
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Happy the people whose annals are blank in history books
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I don't like to talk much with people who always agree with me. It is amusing to coquette with an ec...
THOMAS CARLYLE
The Poet who could merely sit on a chair, and compose stanzas, would never make a stanza worth much....
THOMAS CARLYLE
Does it ever give thee pause, that men used to have a soul- not by hearsay along, or as a figure of ...
THOMAS CARLYLE
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together; that at length they may em...
THOMAS CARLYLE
All that mankind has done, thought, gained, or been; it is lying as in magic preservation in the pag...
THOMAS CARLYLE
Happy the people whose annals are vacant.
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For there was need once more of a Divine Revelation to the torpid frivolous children of men, if they...
THOMAS CARLYLE
The past is all holy to us; the dead are all holy; even they that were wicked when alive.
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Song is the heroics of speech.
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Cash-payment never was, or could except for a few years be, the union-bond of man to man. Cash never...
THOMAS CARLYLE
Wonder is the basis of worship.
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The person who cannot laugh is not only ready for treason, and deceptions, their whole life is alrea...
THOMAS CARLYLE
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
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The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it, he cannot act till then.
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Society is founded upon cloth.
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The fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself.
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