'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
To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted...
Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
To forego even ambition when the end is gained - who can say this is...
Follow your honest convictions and be strong
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
Bravery never goes out of fashion
Certain opuscules, denominated 'Christmas Books,' with the ostensible intention of swelling the tide of exhilaration,...
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is...
It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my...
There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till...
It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
We should pay as much reverence to youth as we should to age; there are...
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.
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
People with no humor, they're outta my life.
I'm not an expert on the Malaysian sense of humor.