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Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.

Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Conviction Quotes,
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A man must indeed be a hero to appear such in the eyes of his
valet.
[Fr., Il read more

A man must indeed be a hero to appear such in the eyes of his
valet.
[Fr., Il faut etre bien heros pour l'etre aux yeux de son
valet-de-chambre.]

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Heroes Quotes,
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After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument
than why I have one.

After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument
than why I have one.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Fame Quotes,
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We have oftener than once endeavoured to attach some meaning to
that aphorism, vulgarly imputed to Shaftesbury, which however read more

We have oftener than once endeavoured to attach some meaning to
that aphorism, vulgarly imputed to Shaftesbury, which however we
can find nowhere in his works, that "ridicule is the test of
truth."

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Ridicule Quotes,
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Teaching school is but another word for sure and not very slow
destruction.

Teaching school is but another word for sure and not very slow
destruction.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Teaching Quotes,
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