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William Makepeace Thackeray

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Фотография Уильям Мейкпис Теккерей (photo William Makepeace Thackeray)
   

День рождения: 18.07.1811 года
Возраст: 52 года
Место рождения: Калькутта, Индия
Дата смерти: 24.12.1863 года
Место смерти: Лондон, Канада

Quotes of William Makepeace Thackeray

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  • ⋅People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅Those who forgets their friends to follow those of a higher status are truly snobs. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅People hate as they love, unreasonably. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅A good laugh is sunshine in the house. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society. /William Makepeace Thackeray
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  • ⋅It is best to love wisely, no doubt: but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅I would rather make my name than inherit it. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! -- what worthy man does not keep those in mind? /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅There is no good in living in a society where you are merely the equal of everybody else. The true pleasure of life is to live with your inferiors. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅Whenever he met a great man he groveled before him, and my-lorded him as only a free-born Briton can do. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅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; to go through intrigue spotless; to forego even ambition when the end is gained -- who can say this is not greatness? /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅Next to excellence, comes the appreciation of it. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅I never know whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅We who have lived before railways were made belong to another world. It was only yesterday, but what a gulf between now and then! Then was the old world. Stage-coaches, more or less swift, riding-horses, pack-horses, highwaymen, knights in armor, Norman invaders, Roman legions, Druids, Ancient Britons painted blue, and so forth -- all these belong to the old period. But your railroad starts the new era, and we of a certain age belong to the new time and the old one. We who lived before railways, and survive out of the ancient world, are like Father Noah and his family out of the Ark. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for afterwards? Better make the horizon your goal; it will always be ahead of you. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world yields, or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and you will succeed. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅Come children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅The two most engaging powers of a good author are to make new things familiar and familiar things new. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best. /William Makepeace Thackeray
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  • ⋅Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and meanings noted down alongside of his story, how many insipid volumes would become interesting, and dull tales excite the reader! /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is recalled by the recipient in after days! It blesses him that gives and him that takes. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob. /William Makepeace Thackeray
  • ⋅Dinner was made for eating, not for talking. /William Makepeace Thackeray
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Women think that all men are equal, and this is their strength, men think all women are different - it destroys them.




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