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Thomas Carlyle
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"On Heroes, Hero-Worship and the Heroic in History" (1840), p. 165, "Lecture V: The Hero As Man Of Letters. Johnson, Rousseau, Burns"
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A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a devout manner.  - Thomas Carlyle
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Thomas Carlyle
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Variant: "Permanence, persistence is the first condition of all fruitfulness in the ways of men. The 'tendency to persevere,' to persist in spite of hindrances, discouragements and ' impossibilities:' it is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak." From: "Past and Present" (1843), Book IV: Horoscope, "Permanence"

Thomas Carlyle
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Born: December 4, 1795

Died: February 5, 1881 (aged 85)

Nationality: Scottish

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.

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