"And to say that society ought to be governed by the opinion of the wisest and best, though true, is useless. Whose opinion is to decide who are the wisest and best?"
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Thomas Babington Macaulay on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Thomas Babington Macaulay on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Thomas Babington Macaulay on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Thomas Babington Macaulay on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Thomas Babington Macaulay on Mahatma Gandhi
"American democracy must be a failure because it places the supreme authority in the hands of the poorest and most ignorant part of the society."
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