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William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes
Brief author info: William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) English novelist.
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When a man is in love with one woman in a family, it is astonishing how fond he becomes of every person connected with it.
Love makes fools of us all, big and little.
At certain periods of life, we live years of emotion in a few weeks, and look back on those times as on great gaps between the old life and the new.
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
Novels are sweets. All people with healthy literary appetites love them-almost all women; a vast number of clever, hardheaded men.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word. As Collingwood never saw a vacant place in his estate but he took an acorn out of his pocket and planted it, so deal with your compliments through life. An acorn costs nothing, but it may spread into a prodigious timber.
He was one of those born clever enough at gaining a fortune, but incapable of keeping one; for the qualities and energies which lead a man to achieve the first, are often the very cause of his ruin in the latter case.
If thou hast never been a fool, be sure thou wilt never be a wise man.
A good laugh is sunshine in a house.
Pray God, keep us simple.
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Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
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The time we waste trying to find out what life is all about could be spent loving someone and finding out.
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If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
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