Thomas Carlyle Quotes (702 quotes)
Article on Biography. - Critical and Miscellaneous Essays (18271855)
"On Heroes, Hero-Worship and the Heroic in History" (1840), p. 165, "Lecture V: The Hero As Man Of Letters. Johnson, Rousseau, Burns"
“A man lives by believing something: not by debating and arguing about many things.”
Heroes and Hero-Worship (1840)
“A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.”
Passages selected from the writings of Thomas Carlyle, with a biogr. memoir by T. Ballantyne (1860 edition)
Richter (1827). - Critical and Miscellaneous Essays (18271855)
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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.