Thomas Love Peacock

Thomas Love Peacock

English author, best known for his humorous short novels
Not drunk is he who from the floor - Can rise alone and still drink more But drunk is They, who prostrate lies, Without the power to drink or rise.More Thomas Love Peacock quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
A book that furnishes no quotations is no book -- it is a plaything.More Thomas Love Peacock quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Clouds on clouds, in volumes driven, curtain round the vault of heaven.More Thomas Love Peacock quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I like the immaterial world. I like to live among thoughts and images of the past and the possible, and even of the impossible, now and then.More Thomas Love Peacock quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I never failed to convince an audience that the best thing they could do was to go away.More Thomas Love Peacock quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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Suzanne Collins The rat was merely trying to sleep. Believe me, pup, if I had wanted to kill you we wouldn’t be having this conversation,” said Ripred. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Phyllis McGinley The successful truck gardener can never go out to dinner in the summer or spend a week end away, because his conscience tells him he has to be at home eating up his corn or packaging his beans for the freezer. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Walter Savage Landor As the pearl ripens in the obscurity of its shell, so ripens in the tomb all the fame that is truly precious. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Donald Trump I've never once in my life known a person who was successful who didn't have a big ego. Ego's not a bad thing. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Rollo May A dynamic struggle goes on within a person between what he or she consciously thinks on the one hand and, on the other, some insight, some perspective that is struggling to be born. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More