Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world yields, or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and you will succeed.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes
When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my...
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...
'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment...
I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
'Tis strange what a man may do and a woman yet think him an angel
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is...
Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than...
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman
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...
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.
Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for...
Except for the young or very happy, I can't say I am sorry for anyone...
It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.