Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
People hate as they love, unreasonably.
The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their...
It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment...
Bravery never goes out of fashion
Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for...
To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted...
'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
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...
And oh, what a mercy it is that these women do not exercise their powers...
A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a...
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking...
Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my...