An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes
Mother is the name of God in the lips and hearts of children.
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it
I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking...
The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of...
Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.
Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
Certain opuscules, denominated 'Christmas Books,' with the ostensible intention of swelling the tide of exhilaration,...
Humor is wit and love.
Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...
People hate as they love, unreasonably.
To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted...
A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a...
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.