Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
Humor is wit and love.
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...
Bravery never goes out of fashion
'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment...
Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
'Tis strange what a man may do and a woman yet think him an angel
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...
To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted...
Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman.
Follow your honest convictions and be strong
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is...
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my...
People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.