It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes
Certain opuscules, denominated 'Christmas Books,' with the ostensible intention of swelling the tide of exhilaration,...
Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
I think I could be a good woman if I had five thousand a year
'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking...
Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
Ah vanity of vanities! How wayward the decrees of fate are, How very weak the...
Follow your honest convictions and be strong
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is...
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till...
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking
'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment...
I've developed into quite a swan. I'm one of those people that will probably look...
I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity,...
I was always a singer and a dancer, and I always wanted to be an...
Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.