The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar things new.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.
Novelty has charms that our minds can hardly withstand
The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of...
There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.
'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
I think I could be a good woman if I had five thousand a year
Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman
Ah vanity of vanities! How wayward the decrees of fate are, How very weak the...
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.
Humor is wit and love.
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
Follow your honest convictions and be strong
We should pay as much reverence to youth as we should to age; there are...
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it
When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my...
When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than...
There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till...