This was quoted by Lord Macaulay at the British Parliament on 2nd Feb 1835.
What this means that India was a very rich country with high moral values also. He traveled length and breadth of India but hardly noticed any beggar or anything like that.
We can’t comment on authenticity of this cut-out, but if it is true then you can easily understand that how we were fooled.
They spoiled our culture by intruding into it and injecting myths.
This is authors opinion and MaddyTeddy doesn’t warrant it.