What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is recalled by the recipient in after days! It blesses him that gives and him that takes.
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes
Novelty has charms that our minds can hardly withstand
Ah vanity of vanities! How wayward the decrees of fate are, How very weak the...
The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of...
A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a...
Certain opuscules, denominated 'Christmas Books,' with the ostensible intention of swelling the tide of exhilaration,...
We should pay as much reverence to youth as we should to age; there are...
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
Humor is wit and love.
Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman
To forego even ambition when the end is gained - who can say this is...
It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than...
There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.
Except for the young or very happy, I can't say I am sorry for anyone...
An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through.