Poet William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes

A cheerful look brings joy to the heart.

A good laugh is sunshine in a house.

Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world always yields or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and it will succumb.

Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world always yields; or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and it will succumb.

Bravery never goes out of fashion.

Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.

I would rather make my name than inherit it.

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

There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up a pen to write.

To endure is greater than to dare to tire out hostile fortune to be daunted by no difficulty to keep heart when all have lost it -- who can say this is not greatness

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

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

When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my buttonhole.



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