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Thomas Babington Macaulay Quotes
Brief author info: Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800-1859) 1st Baron Macaulay of Rothley. English statesman, poet, historian, essayist, biographer.
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The English Bible-a book which if everything else in our language should perish, would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power.
Generalization is necessary to the advancement of knowledge; but particularity is indispensable to the creations of the imagination.
An acre in Middlesex is better than a principality in Utopia.
The most beautiful object in the world, it will be allowed, is a beautiful woman.
The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.
The real object of the drama is the exhibition of human character.
Generalization is necessary to the advancement of knowledge; but particularity is indispensable to the creations of the imagination.
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Perhaps no person can be a poet, or can even enjoy poetry, without a certain unsoundness of mind.
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Sex is part of nature. I go along with nature.
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Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
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Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we are born.
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It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
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If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
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