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Respectable Professors of the Dismal Science.

Respectable Professors of the Dismal Science.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Science Quotes,
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Speech is great; but silence is greater.

Speech is great; but silence is greater.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Silence Quotes,
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Commemoration of Albrecht Dürer, artist, 1528, and Michelangelo Buonarrotti, artist, spiritual writer, 1564 Sweep away the illusion of read more

Commemoration of Albrecht Dürer, artist, 1528, and Michelangelo Buonarrotti, artist, spiritual writer, 1564 Sweep away the illusion of Time; glance, if thou have eyes, from the near moving-cause to the far-distant Mover. The stroke that came transmitted through a whole galaxy of elastic balls, was it less a stroke than if the last ball only had been struck, and sent flying? Oh, could I transport thee direct from the Beginnings to the Endings, how were thy eyesight unsealed, and thy heart set flaming in the Light-sea of celestial wonder! Then sawest thou that this fair Universe, were it in the meanest province thereof, is in very deed the star-domed City of God; that through every star, through every grass-blade, and most through every Living Soul, the glory of a present God still beams. But Nature, which is the Time-vesture of God and reveals Him to the wise, hides Him from the foolish.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Christianity Quotes,
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In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom and unwisdom; we have to read more

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.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Government Quotes,
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Clever men are good, but they are not the best.

Clever men are good, but they are not the best.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Cleverness Quotes,
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