People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes
Ah vanity of vanities! How wayward the decrees of fate are, How very weak the...
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking
I think I could be a good woman if I had five thousand a year
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
Next to excellence is the appreciation of 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
Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for...
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...
To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted...
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is...
The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their...
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my...