Thomas Love Peacock - Quotes

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The waste of plenty is the resource of scarcity. ---->>>

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

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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

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


Nationality: English
Born: October 18, 1785
Die: January 23, 1866
Occupation: Author

Thomas Love Peacock (18 October 1785 – 23 January 1866) was an English novelist, poet, and official of the East India Company. He was a close friend of Percy Bysshe Shelley and they influenced each other's work. Peacock wrote satirical novels, each with the same basic setting: characters at a table discussing and criticising the philosophical opinions of the day (wikipedia)