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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 clan ... 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)

    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)

    The real security of Christianity is to be found in its benevolent morality, in its exquisite adaptation to the human heart, in the facility with which its scheme accommodates itself to the capacity of every human intellect, in the consolation which it bears to the house of mourning, in the light with which it brightens the great mystery of the grave.
    —Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–1859)

    Turn where we may, within, around, the voice of great events is proclaiming to us, Reform, that you may preserve!
    —Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–1859)

    Forget all feuds, and shed one English tear
    O’er English dust. A broken heart lies here.
    —Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–1859)