Poet William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes

Inspirational quotes by William Makepeace Thackeray

When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my buttonhole.
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
A cheerful look brings joy to the heart.
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.
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.
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
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
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.

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