William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes

11 November 2014

Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries!—what worthy man does not keep those in mind?

11 November 2014

Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.

11 November 2014

It is best to love wisely, no doubt: but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.

11 November 2014

It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.

11 November 2014

It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.

11 November 2014

'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.

11 November 2014

'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.

11 November 2014

I would rather make my name than inherit it.

11 November 2014

Whenever he met a great man he grovelled before him, and my-lorded him as only a free-born Briton can do.

11 November 2014

Come children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out.