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Macaulay

Shakespeare has had neither equal nor second.

Shakespeare has had neither equal nor second.
Posted 4 months ago

Then out spake brave Horatius The captain of the gate: "To every man upon

Then out spake brave Horatius The captain of the gate: "To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds For the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his gods?"
Posted 4 months ago

The object of oratory is not truth but persuasion.

The object of oratory is not truth but persuasion.
Posted 4 months ago

We know no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its peri

We know no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality.
Posted 4 months ago

The temple of silence and reconciliation.

The temple of silence and reconciliation.
Posted 4 months ago

In every age the vilest specimens of human nature are to be found among dem

In every age the vilest specimens of human nature are to be found among demagogues.
Posted 4 months ago

A good constitution is infinitely better than the best despot.

A good constitution is infinitely better than the best despot.
Posted 4 months ago

The art of making much show with little substance.

The art of making much show with little substance.
Posted 4 months ago

People who take no pride in the noble achievements of remote ancestors will

People who take no pride in the noble achievements of remote ancestors will never achieve anything worthy to be remembered with pride by remote descendants.
Posted 4 months ago