Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes
When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted...
Ah vanity of vanities! How wayward the decrees of fate are, How very weak the...
'Tis strange what a man may do and a woman yet think him an angel
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?
An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through.
Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for...
It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than...
And oh, what a mercy it is that these women do not exercise their powers...
Novelty has charms that our minds can hardly withstand
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it
Today everyone is a star - they're all billed as 'starring' or 'also starring'. In...
If you don't show appreciation to those that deserve it, they'll learn to stop doing...
If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in...