'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
There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till...
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman
There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.
Humor is wit and love.
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...
Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.
Bravery never goes out of fashion
It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my...
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
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...