Thomas Love Peacock Quotes

11 November 2014

A book that furnishes no quotations is, me judice, no book—it is a plaything.

11 November 2014

Respectable means rich, and decent means poor. I should die if I heard my family called decent.

11 November 2014

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

11 November 2014

The waste of plenty is the resource of scarcity.

11 November 2014

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