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
Novelty has charms that our minds can hardly withstand
I think I could be a good woman if I had five thousand a year
When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my...
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it
Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
Mother is the name of God in the lips and hearts of children.
Follow your honest convictions and be strong
Humor is wit and love.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
Certain opuscules, denominated 'Christmas Books,' with the ostensible intention of swelling the tide of exhilaration,...
There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till...
People hate as they love, unreasonably.
To forego even ambition when the end is gained - who can say this is...
Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
Good-humor makes all things tolerable.
Ah, yes, divorce ... from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man's genitals...