Ah vanity of vanities! How wayward the decrees of fate are, How very weak the very wise, How very small the very great are
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
Bravery never goes out of fashion
I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted...
People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
People hate as they love, unreasonably.
Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
Certain opuscules, denominated 'Christmas Books,' with the ostensible intention of swelling the tide of exhilaration,...
Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for...
'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment...
Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of...
Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their...
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking...
Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.