'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment of it, but be compelled to resign it after, at the most, some forty years' lease
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment...
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a...
I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
Certain opuscules, denominated 'Christmas Books,' with the ostensible intention of swelling the tide of exhilaration,...
The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their...
There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till...
Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking...
Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for...
Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...
There are many little ways to enlarge your childs world. Love of books is the...
When the [Supreme] Court moved to Washington in 1800, it was provided with no books,...
A man loses contact with reality if he is not surrounded by his books.