William Thackeray Quotes
Most popular William Thackeray Quotes
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
A good laugh is sunshine in a house.
People hate as they love, unreasonably.
He who meanly admires mean things is a snob.
To be thought rich is as good as to be rich.
Women like not only to conquer, but to be conquered.
The world is good natured to people who are good natured.
Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman.
Women are jealous of cigars... they regard them as a strong rival.
'Tis strange what a man may do and a woman yet think him an angel.
Next to the very young, I suspect the very old are the most selfish.
Next to the very young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
A comfortable career of prosperity, if it does not make men honest, at least keeps them so.
Good humor may be said to be one of the very best articles of dress one can wear in society.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt: but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
If a man's character is to be abused, say what you will, there's nobody like a relation to do the business.
To see a young couple loving each other is no wonder; but to see an old couple loving each other is the best sight of all.
We can't all be lions in this world. There must be some lambs, harmless, kindly, gregarious creatures for eating and shearing.
The world is a looking-glass, and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face. Frown at it, and it in turn will look sourly upon you; laugh at it and with it, and it is a jolly, kind companion.
Let us thank God for imparting to us, poor weak mortals, the inestimable blessing of vanity. How many half-witted votaries of the arts—poets, painters, actors, musicians—live upon this food, and scarcely any other!
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
The world is a looking-glass, and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face. Frown at it, and it will in turn look sourly upon you; laugh at it and with it, and it is a jolly kind companion.