There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up a pen to write.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes
Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of...
Follow your honest convictions and be strong
Except for the young or very happy, I can't say I am sorry for anyone...
A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a...
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
Humor is wit and love.
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is...
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
We should pay as much reverence to youth as we should to age; there are...
Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for...
Mother is the name of God in the lips and hearts of children.
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking
'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
Certain opuscules, denominated 'Christmas Books,' with the ostensible intention of swelling the tide of exhilaration,...
No furniture is so charming as books.
The bishop who has answered me has been obliged to acknowledge the fact, that the...