If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and meanings noted down alongside of his story, how many insipid volumes would become interesting, and dull tales excite the reader!
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes
Bravery never goes out of fashion
We should pay as much reverence to youth as we should to age; there are...
People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman
'Tis strange what a man may do and a woman yet think him an angel
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.
Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than...
Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman.
I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is...
'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment...
When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my...
An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through.
'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.