People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes
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.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than...
Except for the young or very happy, I can't say I am sorry for anyone...
Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for...
'Tis strange what a man may do and a woman yet think him an angel
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman
Follow your honest convictions and be strong
Certain opuscules, denominated 'Christmas Books,' with the ostensible intention of swelling the tide of exhilaration,...
'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment...
A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a...
Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
Mother is the name of God in the lips and hearts of children.
When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my...
An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through.
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is...