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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.
         
   
F
We were wise indeed, could we discern truly the signs of our own time; and by knowledge of its wants and advantages, wisely adjust our own position in it.

R
The soul gives unity to what it looks at with love.
A
There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary men by the quantity they do not write.
N
Variety is the condition of harmony.
K
We call it a Society; and go about professing openly the totalest separation, isolation. Our life is not a mutual helpfulness; but rather, cloaked under due laws-of-war, named 'fair competition' and so forth, it is a mutual hostility.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Signs of the Times," (1829; first published in Edinburgh Review no. 98).
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: "Critical and Miscellaneous Essays ," 1839.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: "Past and Present," bk. 3, ch. 2, 1843.
   


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