"For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and is not speaking the truth of that - is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?"
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Thomas Carlyle on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Thomas Carlyle on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Thomas Carlyle on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Thomas Carlyle on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Thomas Carlyle on Winston Churchill
"Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we have left our work done behind us."
"It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels, or rendered otherwise invisible and there left to follow their lawful studies and callings, till they emerged, sadder and wiser, at the age of twenty-five."
"None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone."
"Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone."
"Work alone is noble."