There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
'Tis strange what a man may do and a woman yet think him an angel
When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
Ah vanity of vanities! How wayward the decrees of fate are, How very weak the...
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.
The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their...
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...
Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it
It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than...
And oh, what a mercy it is that these women do not exercise their powers...
To forego even ambition when the end is gained - who can say this is...
Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the...