Wednesday October 6th 2010

Thought for the Day

“The block of granite
which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak
becomes a stepping-stone
in the pathway of the strong.”

~ Thomas Carlyle
(1795-1881)



*Thomas Carlyle

Thomas CarlyleBorn:4 December 1795(1795-12-04) Ecclefechan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Died:5 February 1881 (aged 85) London, England

A Scottish satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher during the Victorian era. He called economics “the dismal science”, wrote articles for the Edinburgh Encyclopedia, and became a controversial social commentator.

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