Novelty has charms that our minds can hardly withstand
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
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...
I think I could be a good woman if I had five thousand a year
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking
Certain opuscules, denominated 'Christmas Books,' with the ostensible intention of swelling the tide of exhilaration,...
Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.
People hate as they love, unreasonably.
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
Except for the young or very happy, I can't say I am sorry for anyone...
To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted...
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
Follow your honest convictions and be strong
To forego even ambition when the end is gained - who can say this is...
Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman
If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's...
Men make the mistake of thinking that because women can't see the sense in violence,...