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Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay - Arms
... Arms of Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay Notes The arms, crest and motto allude to the heraldry of the MacAulays of Ardincaple however Thomas Babington Macaulay was not related to this ... He was, instead, descended from the unrelated Macaulays of Lewis Crest Upon a rock a boot proper thereon a spur Or Escutcheon Gules two arrows in saltire points downward ...

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    Was none who would be foremost
    To lead such dire attack;
    But those behind cried “Forward!”
    And those before cried “Back!”
    Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–1859)

    He had a wonderful talent for packing thought close, and rendering it portable.
    —Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–1859)

    Many politicians of our time are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water until he had learnt to swim. If men are to wait for liberty till they become wise and good in slavery, they may indeed wait forever.
    —Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–1859)

    Were that enough, bone, blood, and sinew,
    The twisted brain, the fair-formed loin,
    Groping for matter under the dog’s plate,
    Man should be cured of distemper.
    For all there is to give I offer:
    Crumbs, barn, and halter.
    —Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    To punish a man because he has committed a crime, or because he is believed, though unjustly, to have committed a crime, is not persecution. To punish a man, because we infer from the nature of some doctrine which he holds, or from the conduct of other persons who hold the same doctrines with him, that he will commit a crime, is persecution, and is, in every case, foolish and wicked.
    —Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–1859)