Thomas Carlyle Quotes (702 quotes)
“Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite.”
Bk. I, ch. 9. - Sartor Resartus (1833–1834)
The Opera (1852). - Critical and Miscellaneous Essays (1827–1855)
“No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.”
Bk. I, ch. 4. - Sartor Resartus (1833–1834)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsThomas Carlyle
Born: December 4, 1795
Died: February 5, 1881 (aged 85)
Occupation: Philosopher, essayist, satirist, historian
Bio: Thomas Carlyle was a Scottish satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher during the Victorian era. He called economics the dismal science, wrote articles for the Edinburgh Encyclopedia, and became a controversial social commentator.