Thomas Macaulay

Thomas Macaulay

The knowledge of the theory of logic has no tendency whatever to make men good reasoners.More Thomas Macaulay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I shall not be satisfied unless I produce something which shall for a few days supersede the last fashionable novel on the tables of young ladies.More Thomas Macaulay quotes [07/20/2011 06:07:52]
A perfect historian must possess an imagination sufficiently powerful to make his narrative affecting and picturesque; yet he must control it so absolutely as to content himself with the materials which he finds, and to refrain from supplying deficiencies by additions of his own. He must be a profound and ingenious reasoner; yet he must possess sufficient self-command to abstain from casting his facts in the mould of his hypothesis.More Thomas Macaulay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I shall cheerfully bear the reproach of having descended below the dignity of history if I can succeed in placing before the English of the nineteenth century a true picture of the life of their ancestors.More Thomas Macaulay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Even Holland and Spain have been positively, though not relatively, advancing.More Thomas Macaulay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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