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
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it
Certain opuscules, denominated 'Christmas Books,' with the ostensible intention of swelling the tide of exhilaration,...
Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted...
And oh, what a mercy it is that these women do not exercise their powers...
Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman
Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for...
'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is...
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through.
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.