Thomas Macaulay

Thomas Macaulay

To punish a man because he has committed a crime, or because he is believed, though unjustly, to have committed a crime, is not persecution. To punish a man, because we infer from the nature of some doctrine which he holds, or from the conduct of other persons who hold the same doctrines with him, that he will commit a crime, is persecution, and is, in every case, foolish and wicked.More Thomas Macaulay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The highest eulogy which can be pronounced on the Revolution of 1688 is this that this was our last Revolution.More Thomas Macaulay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Genius is subject to the same laws which regulate the production of cotton and molasses.More Thomas Macaulay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Your Constitution is all sail and no anchor.More Thomas Macaulay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A history in which every particular incident may be true may on the whole be false.More Thomas Macaulay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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