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Thomas Carlyle
(1795-1881) born on
Dec 04
Scottish essayist, historian. He was considered one of the era's great sages and man of letters; wrote "The French Revolution," 1837.
"A fair day's wage for a fair day's work": it is as just a demand as governed men ever made of governing. It is the everlasting right of man.

A good book is the purest essence of a human soul.
A man lives by believing something: not by debating and arguing about many things.
'Do the duty that lies nearest thee', which thou knowest to be a duty! Thy second duty will already have become clearer.
A crowd has the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: 'Past and Present'
R: Speech made in support of the London Library. Carlyle and the London Library," (F. Harrison)
A: "On Heroes and Hero-Worship," Lecture 5, " The Hero as a Man of Letters," 1841.
N: Sartor Resartus, Bk ii. Ch. 9
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.

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