William Makepeace Thackeray
A good laugh is sunshine in a house.
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To love and win is the best thing, to love and lose, the next best.
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
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
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.
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.
A cheerful look brings joy to the heart.
Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world always yields or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and it will succumb.
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.
I'm so wrapped up in my work that it's often impossible to consider other things in my life. My marriage ended in divorce because of this, my relationship with Holly has suffered by this.
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
Buyers decide in the first eight seconds of seeing a home if they're interested in buying it. Get out of your car, walk in their shoes and see what they see within the first eight seconds.
When you first have a baby your life doesn't change. I mean, you have a little less sleep and you drag these cuddly things around you and it's just amazing. But you still get to be you. Once they get to, like, five, six and school and it starts to get, like, 'Wow, they got real problems. They're my responsibility.' Oh my God. That is overwhelming.
Poetry is so vital to us until school spoils it.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death... I think... peace and tranquillity will return again.
God exists, if only in the form of a meme with high survival value, or infective power, in the environment provided by human culture.
I did get a degree in special education.