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
People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking...
Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman.
I think I could be a good woman if I had five thousand a year
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
'Tis strange what a man may do and a woman yet think him an angel
Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.
There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.
When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
Novelty has charms that our minds can hardly withstand
The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of...
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and...
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is...
There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till...
Except for the young or very happy, I can't say I am sorry for anyone...
I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than...