Quotes

What is the secret of a good life? A bad memory.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Better to rule in Hell than to serve in Heaven.

William Makepeace Thackeray

There are few greater miseries than to live alone, in the world and be poor.

William Makepeace Thackeray

I have always thought that if ever I found a lady who was really kind and really beautiful, I would be a fool to marry anybody else.

William Makepeace Thackeray

A woman's love is like the lightning, which flashes and leaves everything dark after it.

William Makepeace Thackeray

With a woman's love, no man can do anything. It is like the sea, which calmly permits all things to float on its surface.

William Makepeace Thackeray

I am not a bad fellow; neither you nor I would have been better than he, in his circumstances.

William Makepeace Thackeray

I have never been a very modest man; few fat men are; and Colonel Lyndon's was so prodigious, that you might have thought it not modesty, but the pride of conscious merit which caused him to refrain.

William Makepeace Thackeray

We are all the same in the dark.

William Makepeace Thackeray

There is no fool like an old fool.

William Makepeace Thackeray