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A long dispute means that both parties are wrong
~ Voltaire | ( French writer and historian. ) | 1694-1778 | Argument
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A man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy and nothing can stop him.
~ Alexander Solzhenitsyn | ( Russian novelist, dramatist and historian. ) | 1918-? | Happiness
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A man lives by believing something: not by debating and arguing about many things.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Argument
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A man perfects himself by working. Foul jungles are cleared away, fair seed-fields rise instead, and stately cities; and with the man himself first ceases to be a jungle, and foul unwholesome desert thereby. The man is now a man.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Work
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A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Goals
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A person with half volition goes backwards and forwards, but makes no progress on even the smoothest of roads.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Commitment
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Action hangs, as it were, ''dissolved'' in speech, in thoughts whereof speech is the shadow; and precipitates itself therefrom. The kind of speech in a man betokens the kind of action you will get from him.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Action
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Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Adversity
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After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Books
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All evil is like a nightmare; the instant you stir under it, the evil is gone.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Evil
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All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
~ Voltaire | ( French writer and historian. ) | 1694-1778 | Books
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Animals have these advantages over man: They have no theologians to instruct them, their funerals cost them nothing, and no one starts lawsuits over their wills.
~ Voltaire | ( French writer and historian. ) | 1694-1778 | Animals
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Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play the angel.
~ Voltaire | ( French writer and historian. ) | 1694-1778 | Passion
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As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.
~ Voltaire | ( French writer and historian. ) | 1694-1778 | Evil
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Atheism is the vice of a few intelligent persons, and superstition is the vice of fools.
-: [ Philosophical Dictionary (1764), "Atheism", Section I ]
~ Voltaire | ( French writer and historian. ) | 1694-1778 | Atheism
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By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
~ Voltaire | ( French writer and historian. ) | 1694-1778 | Appreciation
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By nature man hates change; seldom will he quit his old home till it has actually fallen around his ears.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Change
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Cash-payment never was, or could except for a few years be, the union-bond of man to man. Cash never yet paid one man fully his deserts to another; nor could it, nor can it, now or henceforth to the end of the world.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Money
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Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.'
~ Voltaire | ( French writer and historian. ) | 1694-1778 | Fate
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Common sense is not so common.
~ Voltaire | ( French writer and historian. ) | 1694-1778 | Common Sense
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Conclusive facts are inseparable from inconclusive except by a head that already understands and knows.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Facts
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