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Animals
Engrave this Quote Nothing can be more obvious than that all animals were created solely and exclusively for the use of man.
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-Thomas Love Peacock
Excess
Engrave this Quote The waste of plenty is the resource of scarcity.
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-Thomas Love Peacock
Poetry
Engrave this Quote The truth, I am convinced, is that there is no longer a poetical audience among the higher class of minds, that moral, political, and physical science have entirely withdrawn from poetry the attention of all whose attention is worth having; and that the poetical reading public being composed of the mere dregs of the intellectual community, the most sufficing passport to their favour must rest on the mixture of a little easily-intelligible portion of mawkish sentiment with an absolute negation of reason and knowledge.
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-Thomas Love Peacock, letter to Shelley, December 4, 1820
Praise
Engrave this Quote I never failed to convince an audience that the best thing they could do was to go away.
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-Thomas Love Peacock
Quotations
Engrave this Quote A book that furnishes no quotations is no book -- it is a plaything.
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-Thomas Love Peacock
Sex
Engrave this Quote Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horse pond.
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-Thomas Love Peacock

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