Home >> Quotes & Sayings >>

William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes >>
(About Life)

It is from the level of calamities, not that of every-day life, that we learn impressive and useful lessons.


More Quotes from William Makepeace Thackeray:


The true pleasure of life is to live with your inferiors.
William Makepeace Thackeray

When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my buttonhole.
William Makepeace Thackeray

Werther had a love for Charlotte Such as words could never utter Would you know how first he met her She was cutting bread and butter.
William Makepeace Thackeray

Charlotte, having seen his body Borne before her on a shutter, Like a well-conducted person, Went on cutting bread and butter.
William Makepeace Thackeray

It was the womens tribute to the war. It taxes both alike, and takes the blood of the men, and the tears of the women.
William Makepeace Thackeray

The play is done the curtain drops, Slow falling to the prompters bell A moment yet the actor stops And looks around to say farewell. It is an irksome word and task And when hes laughed and said his say He shows, as he removes the mask, A face thats anything but gay.
William Makepeace Thackeray

Browse All: William Makepeace Thackeray Quotations

Buy William Makepeace Thackeray books and products @ Amazon



Readers Who Like This Quotation Also Like:


Based on Topics: Life Quotes

Based on Keywords: every-day