The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar things new.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
'Tis strange what a man may do and a woman yet think him an angel
'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment...
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking
There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till...
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is...
People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
People hate as they love, unreasonably.
Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman
To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted...
The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of...
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...
Mother is the name of God in the lips and hearts of children.
Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking...
Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
One thing vampire children have to be taught early on is, don't run with wooden...
The imaginary friends I had as a kid dropped me because their friends thought I...
I'm a one-hour mama, so no one-minute papa. Ain't the kind of man for me.