"Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope this world of his is emphatically the place of hope."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Thomas Carlyle on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Thomas Carlyle on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Thomas Carlyle on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Thomas Carlyle on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Thomas Carlyle on Dalai Lama
"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."