Thomas Love Peacock

Thomas Love Peacock

English novelist, poet, and official

Lived from: 1785-1866

Category: Poets (Contemporary)

Quotes: Thomas Love Peacock

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    I never failed to convince an audience that the best thing they could do was to go away.
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    A book that furnishes no quotations is no book, it is a plaything.
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    Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horse pond.
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    Nothing can be more obvious than all animals were created solely and exclusively for the use of man.
    Source: Headlong hall (1816)
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    The waste of plenty is the resource of scarcity.
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