Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes
There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.
It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than...
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...
'Tis strange what a man may do and a woman yet think him an angel
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
We should pay as much reverence to youth as we should to age; there are...
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is...
Novelty has charms that our minds can hardly withstand
An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through.
I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
Except for the young or very happy, I can't say I am sorry for anyone...
Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking...
I think I could be a good woman if I had five thousand a year
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.
Bravery never goes out of fashion
When their adventures do not succeed, however, they run away; but it was the mark...
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it....