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„ 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. “

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14/1160 quote by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Thomas Babington Macaulay Quote: 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.

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Thomas Babington Macaulay
Author born: August 25, 1800
Author died: December 28, 1859
Nationality: British
Author Profession: Poet