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15 Famous Quotes by William Makepeace Thackeray
7/18/1811 - 12/24/1863
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William Thackeray     W. Thackeray     Makepeace William Thackeray
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A good laugh is sunshine in a house.

Cheerfulness Quotes, by William Makepeace Thackeray

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Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.

Contentment Quotes, by William Makepeace Thackeray

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Novelty has charms that our minds can hardly withstand

Novelty Quotes, by William Makepeace Thackeray

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He that has ears to hear, let him stuff them with cotton.

Hearing Quotes, by William Makepeace Thackeray , Source: Virginians (ch. XXXII)

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Titles are abolished; and the American Republic swarms with men claiming and bearing them.

Royalty Quotes, by William Makepeace Thackeray , Source: Roundabout Papers--On Ribbons

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Ah me! we wound where we never intended to strike; we create anger where we never meant harm; and these thoughts are the thorns in our cushion. - William Makepeace Thackeray,

Wounds Quotes, by William Makepeace Thackeray , Source: Roundabout Papers--The Thorn in the Cushion

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Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of children.

Motherhood Quotes, by William Makepeace Thackeray , Source: Vanity Fair (vol. II, ch. XII)

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Christmas is here: Winds whistle shrill, Icy and chill, Little care we: Little we fear Weather without, Sheltered about The Mahogany-Tree.

Christmas Quotes, by William Makepeace Thackeray , Source: The Mahogany-Tree

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Although I enter not, Yet round about the spot Ofttimes I hover; And near the sacred gate, With longing eyes I wait, Expectant of her.

Expectation Quotes, by William Makepeace Thackeray , Source: Pendennis--At the Church Gate

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Novelty has charms that our mind can hardly withstand.

Novelty Quotes, by William Makepeace Thackeray

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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?

Inspirational Quotes, by William Makepeace Thackeray

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It's not dying for faith that's so hard, it's living up to it.

Faith Quotes, by William Makepeace Thackeray

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A fool can no more see his own folly than he can see his ears.

Flattery Quotes, by William Makepeace Thackeray

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Novelty has charms that our minds can hardly withstand.

Novelty Quotes, by William Makepeace Thackeray

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Next to the very young, the very old are the most selfish.

Selfishness Quotes, by William Makepeace Thackeray

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