Quotation by Thomas Carlyle

One seems to believe almost all that they believe; and when they stop short and call it a Religion, and you pass on, and call it only a reminiscence of one, should you not part with the kiss of peace?
Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881), Scottish essayist, historian. letter, Sept. 10, 1833, to John Stuart Mill. Letters of Thomas Carlyle (1923).

On the Unitarians, following a meeting with Ralph Waldo Emerson.
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