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Thomas Love Peacock Quotes

A book that furnishes no quotations is no book - it is a plaything.

I almost think it is the ultimate destiny of science to exterminate the human race.

I never failed to convince an audience that the best thing they could do was to go away.

Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horse pond.

Names are changed more readily than doctrines, and doctrines more readily than ceremonies.

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.

Nothing can be more obvious than that all animals were created solely and exclusively for the use of man.

The waste of plenty is the resource of scarcity.

There are two reasons for drinking: one is, when you are thirsty, to cure it; the other, when you are not thirsty, to prevent it.