A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes
I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
Certain opuscules, denominated 'Christmas Books,' with the ostensible intention of swelling the tide of exhilaration,...
The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of...
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.
When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
Humor is wit and love.
'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment...
Follow your honest convictions and be strong
Except for the young or very happy, I can't say I am sorry for anyone...
'Tis strange what a man may do and a woman yet think him an angel
And oh, what a mercy it is that these women do not exercise their powers...
Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman
There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till...
Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for...
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.
'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.