Our great thoughts, our great affections, the truths of our life, never leave us. Surely they can not separate from our consciousness, shall follow it whithersoever that shall go, and are of their nature divine and immortal.
William Thackeray (1811 - 1863)
Contributed by: Zaady
Whenever he met a great man he groveled before him, and my-lorded him as only a free-born Briton can do.
Source: Vanity Fair
A good laugh is sunshine in a house.
We love being in love, that's the truth on't.
'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
Source: Henry Esmond. Book i. Chap. vii.
Remember, it is as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman.
Source: Pendennis. Book i. Chap. xxviii.
The wicked are wicked, no doubt, and they go astray and they fall, and they come by their deserts; but who can tell the mischief which the very virtuous do?
Source: The Newcomes. Book i. Chap. xx.
The true pleasure of life is to live with your inferiors.
Source: The Newcomes. Book i. Chap. i.
Sir, Respect Your Dinner: idolize it, enjoy it properly. You will be many hours in the week, many weeks in the year, and many years in your life happier if you do.
When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my buttonhole.
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