Mother is the name of God in the lips and hearts of children.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.
People hate as they love, unreasonably.
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking...
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is...
Follow your honest convictions and be strong
'Tis strange what a man may do and a woman yet think him an angel
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...
Ah vanity of vanities! How wayward the decrees of fate are, How very weak the...
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Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
To forego even ambition when the end is gained - who can say this is...
It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than...
An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through.
Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.