Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is...
Humor is wit and love.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till...
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
Bravery never goes out of fashion
Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.
When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my...
It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
And oh, what a mercy it is that these women do not exercise their powers...
'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment...
Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
This is why I studied literature in college. This is why I became a teacher:...
Perversity is the muse of modern literature
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean
I suppose I am the most powerful man in the world, but great power doesn't...
One of the amusements of idleness is reading without the fatigue of close attention; and...