Thomas Macaulay Quotes


14 Thomas Macaulay quotes:



"There is only one cure for the evils which newly acquired freedom produces; and that is freedom."
Author: Macaulay Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes Evils Quotes
"The gallery in which the reporters sit has become a fourth estate of the realm."
"Few of the many wise apothegms which have been uttered have prevented a single foolish action."
"Nothing except the mint can make money without advertising."
"I would rather be poor in a cottage full of books than a king without the desire to read"
"The effect of violent dislike between groups has always created an indifference to the welfare and honor of the state."
Author: Macaulay Quotes Category: Conflict Quotes
"And how can man die better than facing fearful odds, for the ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his Gods?"
"Language, the machine of the poet, is best fitted for his purpose in its rudest state. Nations, like individuals, first perceive, and then abstract. They advance from particular images to general terms. Hence the vocabulary of an enlightened society is philosophical, that of a half-civilized people is poetical."
Author: Macaulay Quotes Category: Language Quotes
"We know no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality"
Author: Macaulay Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"A system in which the two great commandments are to hate your neighbor and to love your neighbor's wife."
Author: Macaulay Quotes Category: Society Quotes
"The Puritan hated bear-baiting not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators"
Author: Macaulay Quotes Category: Pleasure Quotes Spectators Quotes
"Perhaps no person can be a poet, or can even enjoy poetry, without a certain unsoundness of mind."
Author: Macaulay Quotes Category: Poet Quotes
"Charles V said that a man who knew four languages was worth four men; and Alexander the Great so valued learning, that he used to say he was more indebted to Aristotle for giving him knowledge that, than his father Philip for giving him life."
Author: Macaulay Quotes Category: Knowledge Quotes
"In Plato's opinion, man was made for philosophy; in Bacon's opinion, philosophy was made for man."



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