'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
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
Mother is the name of God in the lips and hearts of children.
'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment...
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 two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...
It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than...
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
I think I could be a good woman if I had five thousand a year
Ah vanity of vanities! How wayward the decrees of fate are, How very weak the...
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking...
Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their...