Thomas Carlyle Quotes (702 quotes)
“In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom and unwisdom; we have to say, Like People like Government.”
The Best Known Works of Thomas Carlyle: Including Sartor Resartus, Heroes and Hero Worship and Characteristics (2010 edition), Wildside Press LLC - ISBN: 9781434421371
Past and Present (1843 edition)
"Chartism" (1840), p. 40, Chapter V: "Rights and Mights"
Critical and Miscellaneous Essays: The Works of Thomas Carlyle Part One (2004 edition), Kessinger Publishing - ISBN: 9780766187559
“Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at length the season of summer does come.”
Critical and miscellaneous essays: collected and republished (first time, 1839; final 1869). (1869 edition)
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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.