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" I take it, universal history, the history of what man has accomplished in this world, is at bottom the history of the great men who have worked here. "
Pestalozzi: An Account of His Life and Work - Side 120
af Henry Holman - 1908 - 322 sider
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Science Friction: Where the Known Meets the Unknown

Michael Shermer - 2005 - 348 sider
...represented by Thomas Carlyle in his Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History: "Universal History, the history of what man has accomplished in this world,...the history of the great men who have worked here. Worship of a hero is transcendent admiration of a great man." The second archetype is seen in such...
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The White House Looks South: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Lyndon ...

William Edward Leuchtenburg - 2005 - 696 sider
...in the world except by the genius and firmness of a single man" and to Thomas Carlyle's claim that "the history of what man has accomplished in this world is at bottom the History of the Great Men," social determinists such as Friedrich Engels countered that if Napoleon Bonaparte had not arrived on...
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From Sanctuary to Boardroom: A Jewish Approach to Leadership

Hal M. Lewis - 2006 - 176 sider
...failure of an entire enterprise rest largely upon the shoulders of the leader. To quote Thomas Carlylc, "The history of what man has accomplished in this...the History of the Great Men who have worked here."' Perhaps the classic statement of heroic leadership is found in Napoleon's observation on war: Men arc...
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The Purpose and Use of Comfort

Phillips Brooks - 2007 - 385 sider
...possible, to be like him in some similarity of ore ? " As I take it," says Carlyle, " Universal History, the history of what man has accomplished in this world, is at bottom the history of the great men who bav« worked here, * So all absorbing seems in his philosophy the baderehip of the leaders. We may...
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Dark Victorians

Vanessa D. Dickerson - 2010 - 178 sider
...races, is going to be saved by its exceptional men" (Paschal 31) approximates Carlyle's conviction that the "history of what man has accomplished in this...the History of the Great Men who have worked here" (CW 5: i). Just as striking as Carlyle's and Du Bois's faith in the hero or exceptional man is their...
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The Powers to Lead

Joseph Nye Jr. - 2008 - 240 sider
...centuries, history was written as the record of the doings of great men. Thomas Carlyle •wrote in 1840, "The history of "what man has accomplished in this...the History of the Great Men who have worked here" (although a skeptical Herbert Spencer pointed out in 1873, "Before he can re-make his society, his...
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