Peacock

Famous quotes containing the word peacock:

    The rich man goes out yachting,
    Where sanctity can’t pursue him;
    The poor goes afloat
    In a fourpenny boat,
    Where the bishop groans to view him.
    —Thomas Love Peacock (1785–1866)

    The waste of plenty is the resource of scarcity.
    —Thomas Love Peacock (1785–1866)

    Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horsepond.
    —Thomas Love Peacock (1785–1866)