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A good constitution is infinitely better than the best despot.
Constitutions
Thomas B. Macaulay

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He had a wonderful talent for packing thought close, and rendering it portable.
Aphorisms and Epigrams
Thomas B. Macaulay

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He was a rake among scholars, and a scholar among rakes.
Scholars and Scholarship
Thomas B. Macaulay

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In Plato's opinion, man was made for philosophy; in Bacon's opinion, philosophy was made for man.
Philosophers and Philosophy
Thomas B. Macaulay

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Perhaps no person can be a poet, or can even enjoy poetry, without a certain unsoundness of mind.
Poetry and Poets
Thomas B. Macaulay

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She thoroughly understands what no other Church has ever understood, how to deal with enthusiasts.
Catholicism
Thomas B. Macaulay

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The best portraits are those in which there is a slight mixture of caricature.
Painters and Painting
Thomas B. Macaulay

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The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.
Character
Thomas B. Macaulay

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The object of oratory alone in not truth, but persuasion.
Persuasion
Thomas B. Macaulay

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We know no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality.
Morality
Thomas B. Macaulay

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We must judge a government by its general tendencies and not by its happy accidents.
Government
Thomas B. Macaulay

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Your Constitution is all sail and no anchor.
Constitutions
Thomas B. Macaulay

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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