To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted by no difficulty; to keep heart when all have lost it; to go through intrigue spotless; to forego even ambition when the end is gained…
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.
It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
People hate as they love, unreasonably.
A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a...
Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
I think I could be a good woman if I had five thousand a year
Follow your honest convictions and be strong
'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment...
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is...
Humor is wit and love.
The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their...
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...
Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
Mother is the name of God in the lips and hearts of children.
Except for the young or very happy, I can't say I am sorry for anyone...
Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than...