Man's unhappiness as I construe comes of his greatness, it is because there is an Infinite in him which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite.
Thomas Carlyle (4 December 1795 – 5 February 1881) was a Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher. Considered one of the most important social commentators of his time, he presented many lectures during his lifetime with certain acclaim in the Victorian era.
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