William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes



Best 15 Quotes by William Makepeace Thackeray

“A good laugh is sunshine in the house.”

“Good humor may be said to be one of the very best articles of dress one can wear in society.”

“Life is a mirror: if you frown at it, it frowns back; if you smile, it returns the greeting.”

“To love and win is the best thing.
To love and lose, the next best.”

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“A woman with fair opportunities, and without an absolute hump, may marry whom she likes.”

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“All is vanity, nothing is fair.”

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“Are not there little chapters in everybody's life, that seem to be nothing, and yet affect all the rest of the history?”

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“If a man has committed wrong in life, I don't know any moralist more anxious to point his errors out to the world than his own relations.”

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“If a man's character is to be abused, say what you will, there's nobody like a relative to do the business.”

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“In the midst of friends, home, and kind parents, she was alone.”

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“It is the ordinary lot of people to have no friends if they themselves care for nobody.”

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“Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.”

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“Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.”

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“Revenge may be wicked, but it’s natural.”

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“The greatest tyrants over women are women.”

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