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Thomas Babington Macaulay



    History, is made up of the bad actions of extraordinary men and woman. All the most noted destroyers and deceivers of our species, all the founders of arbitrary governments and false religions have been extraordinary people; and nine tenths of the calamities that have befallen the human race had no other origin than the union of high intelligence with low desires.

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    He who, in an enlightened and literary society, aspires to be a great poet, must first become a little child

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