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It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit.


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Ho, pretty page, with the dimpled chin That never has known the barbers shear, All your wish is woman to win, This is the way that boys begin. Wait till you come to Forty Year.
William Makepeace Thackeray

There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.
William Makepeace Thackeray

Might I give counsel to any man, I would say to him, try to frequent the company of your betters. In books and in life, that is the most wholesome society learn to admire rightly the great pleasure of life is that. Note what great men admire.
William Makepeace Thackeray

Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
William Makepeace Thackeray

To endure is greater than to dare to tire out hostile fortune to be daunted by no difficultyto keep heart when all have lost it to go through intrigue spotlessto forego even ambition when the end is gained who can say this is not greatness.
William Makepeace Thackeray

If success is rare and slow, everybody knows how quick and easy ruin is.
William Makepeace Thackeray

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