More From Thomas B. Macaulay
- "To that class we may leave it to refine the vernacular dialects of the country, to enrich those dialects with terms of science borrowed from the Western nomenclature, and to render them by degrees fit vehicles for conveying knowledge to the great mass of the population."
- "Perhaps no person can be a poet, or even enjoy poetry, without a certain unsoundness of mind."
- "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 In Age
- "I had accumulated some capital and was at an age at which I was interested in generating income. But even though I was risk averse, I was interested in growth stocks."― James MacArthur
- "In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us."― Beverly Sills
- "Revenge is the naked idol of the worship of a semi-barbarous age."― Percy Bysshe Shelley