Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
We should pay as much reverence to youth as we should to age; there are...
The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of...
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is...
People hate as they love, unreasonably.
When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.
Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking...
Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for...
Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
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.
Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...