Except for the young or very happy, I can't say I am sorry for anyone who dies.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes
Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
We should pay as much reverence to youth as we should to age; there are...
Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
Bravery never goes out of fashion
To forego even ambition when the end is gained - who can say this is...
And oh, what a mercy it is that these women do not exercise their powers...
The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of...
Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than...
To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted...
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
Mother is the name of God in the lips and hearts of children.
Follow your honest convictions and be strong
A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a...
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...
People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.