Quotations From WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY


 

  • There is no good ... in living in a society where you are merely the equal of everybody else.... The true pleasure of life is to live with your inferiors.
    William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), British author. The Newcomes, bk. 1, ch. 9 (1855).

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  • 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.
    William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), British author. The Newcomes, bk. 1, ch. 16 (1853-1855).

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