Thomas Peacock Quotes

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"I never failed to convince an audience that the best thing they could do was to go away." Thomas Peacock
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"Names are changed more readily than doctrines, and doctrines more readily than ceremonies." Thomas Peacock
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"The waste of plenty is the resource of scarcity." Thomas Peacock
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"I almost think it is the ultimate destiny of science to exterminate the human race" Thomas Peacock
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"He was sent, as usual, to a public school, where a little learning was painfully beaten into him, and from thence to the university, where it was carefully taken out of him." Thomas Peacock
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"I almost think it is the ultimate destiny of science to exterminate the human race." Thomas Love Peacock
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"Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horse pond" Thomas Peacock
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"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" Thomas Peacock
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"Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horse pond." Thomas Love Peacock
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"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." Thomas Love Peacock
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"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." Thomas Love Peacock
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"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" Thomas Peacock
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"Nothing can be more obvious than that all animals were created solely and exclusively for the use of man." Thomas Peacock
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"A book that furnishes no quotations is no book -- it is a plaything." Thomas Love Peacock
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"A book that furnishes no quotations is no book - it is a plaything." Thomas Peacock
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