'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes
Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of...
People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till...
Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
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...
It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
'Tis strange what a man may do and a woman yet think him an angel
Bravery never goes out of fashion
There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.
I think I could be a good woman if I had five thousand a year
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...
A bad book is the worse that it cannot repent. It has not been the...
The profit of books is according to the sensibility of the reader. The profoundest thought...
Books fall from Garry Wills like leaves from a maple tree in a sort of...