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A fair day's wages for a fair day's work.
Wages
Thomas Carlyle

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A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a devout manner.
Crafts
Thomas Carlyle

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A man lives by believing something: not by debating and arguing about many things.
Argument
Thomas Carlyle

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A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
Goals
Thomas Carlyle

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A person usually has two reasons for doing something: a good reason and the real reason.
Reason
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A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.
Focus
Thomas Carlyle

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A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
Biography
Thomas Carlyle

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All evil is like a nightmare; the instant you stir under it, the evil is gone.
Evil
Thomas Carlyle

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All great peoples are conservative.
Conservatives
Thomas Carlyle

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Cash-payment is not the sole nexus of man with man.
Payment
Thomas Carlyle

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Clever men are good, but they are not the best.
Cleverness
Thomas Carlyle

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Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
Belief
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Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable of being.
Potential
Thomas Carlyle

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Democracy will prevail when men believe the vote of Judas as good as that of Jesus Christ.
Uncategorised
Thomas Carlyle

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Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
Duty
Thomas Carlyle

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Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.
Doubt
Thomas Carlyle

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Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
Egotism
Thomas Carlyle

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Every new opinion, at its starting, is precisely in a minority of one.
Opinions
Thomas Carlyle

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Every noble work is at first impossible.
Work
Thomas Carlyle

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Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.
Action
Thomas Carlyle

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For suffering and enduring there is no remedy, but striving and doing.
Suffering
Thomas Carlyle

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Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
Genius
Thomas Carlyle

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Great men are the commissioned guides of mankind, who rule their fellows because they are wiser.
Wisdom
Thomas Carlyle

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He that can work is born to be king of something.
Kings
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Heroism is the divine relation which, in all times, unites a great man to other men.
Heroes and Heroism
Thomas Carlyle

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