Home >> Quotes & Sayings >>

William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes >>
(About Anger, Brain, Mind, Time)

Time has dealt kindly with that stout officer, as it does ordinarily with men who have good stomachs and good tempers, and are not perplexed over much by fatigue of the brain.

("Vanity Fair")


More Quotes from William Makepeace Thackeray:


And whenever he spoke (which he did almost always), he took care to produce the very finest and longest words of which the vocabulary gave him the use, rightly judging that it was as cheap to employ a handsome, large, and sonorous epithet, as to use a little stingy one.
William Makepeace Thackeray

She had not character enough to take to drinking, and moaned about, slip-shod and in curl-papers, all day.
William Makepeace Thackeray

I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
William Makepeace Thackeray

Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for afterwards? Better make the horizon your goal; it will always be ahead of you.
William Makepeace Thackeray

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

How hard it is to make an Englishman acknowledge that he is happy Pendennis. Book ii. Chap. xxxi.
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: Anger Quotes, Brain Quotes, Mind Quotes, Time Quotes