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
We should pay as much reverence to youth as we should to age; there are...
A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a...
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...
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.
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
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is...
Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman
An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through.
People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
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...
There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till...
There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.