Scottish Philosopher & Badass: Thomas Carlyle


which man can do or make here below,

by far the most momentous, wonderful,

and worthy are the things we call books.”

– Thomas Carlyle

“Thomas Carlyle was a Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, translator, historian, mathematician, 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.”

Born: December 4, 1795, Ecclefechan, United Kingdom

Died: February 5, 1881, London, United Kingdom

Influenced by: William Shakespeare, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Jonathan Swift, Johann Gottlieb Fichte


References: Wikipedia

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