And oh, what a mercy it is that these women do not exercise their powers oftener! We can't resist them, if they do. Let them show ever so little inclination, and men go down on their knees at once: old…
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
Humor is wit and love.
Mother is the name of God in the lips and hearts of children.
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a...
There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till...
Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is...
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
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.
Certain opuscules, denominated 'Christmas Books,' with the ostensible intention of swelling the tide of exhilaration,...
We should pay as much reverence to youth as we should to age; there are...
Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment...
Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for...
When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my...
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
Except for the young or very happy, I can't say I am sorry for anyone...