We should pay as much reverence to youth as we should to age; there are points in which you young folks are altogether our superiors: and I can't help constantly crying out to persons of my own years, when busied…
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking...
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...
'Tis strange what a man may do and a woman yet think him an angel
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
I think I could be a good woman if I had five thousand a year
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.
Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their...
Ah vanity of vanities! How wayward the decrees of fate are, How very weak the...
'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment...
Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
Certain opuscules, denominated 'Christmas Books,' with the ostensible intention of swelling the tide of exhilaration,...
When you sell a man a book, you don't sell him 12 ounces of paper...
There is nothing that strengthens a nation like reading of a nation's own history, whether...