Mother is the name of God in the lips and hearts of children.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment...
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...
Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for...
I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.
Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking...
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
Bravery never goes out of fashion
Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman.
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.
People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.