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
To forego even ambition when the end is gained - who can say this is...
'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment...
And oh, what a mercy it is that these women do not exercise their powers...
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
Bravery never goes out of fashion
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.
Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for...
I think I could be a good woman if I had five thousand a year
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking
People hate as they love, unreasonably.
Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking...
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their...
Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
Novelty has charms that our minds can hardly withstand
Follow your honest convictions and be strong
When I reached Vaucouleurs, I easily recognized Robert de Baudricourt, although I had never seen...
It takes a disciplined person to listen to convictions which are different from their own.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed,...
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man...