Thomas Macaulay

Thomas Macaulay

To that class we may leave it to refine the vernacular dialects of the country, to enrich those dialects with terms of science borrowed from the Western nomenclature, and to render them by degrees fit vehicles for conveying knowledge to the great mass of the population.More Thomas Macaulay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Man is so inconsistent a creature that it is impossible to reason from his beliefs to his conduct, or from one part of his belief to another.More Thomas Macaulay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The impenetrable stupidity of Prince George (son-in-law of James
II) served his turn. It was his habit, when any news was told
him, to exclaim, "Est il possible?"--"Is it possible?"More Thomas Macaulay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
None of the modes by which a magistrate is appointed, popular election, the accident of the lot, or the accident of birth, affords, as far as we can perceive, much security for his being wiser than any of his neighbours. The chance of his being wiser than all his neighbours together is still smaller.More Thomas Macaulay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To be a really good historian is perhaps the rarest of intellectual distinctions.More Thomas Macaulay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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