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Quotes By William Makepeace Thackeray

Nationality
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DOB
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18-07-1811
DOD
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24-12-1863

Novelist William Makepeace Thackeray was born on 18th July 1811 AD. A British citizen, William Makepeace Thackeray was born in India. He was also called William M. Thackeray. William M. Thackeray was 52 years old when he died on 24th December 1863 AD. In his life William M. Thackeray was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

- William Makepeace Thackeray

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

- Vanity Fair , William Makepeace Thackeray

A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible.

- The History of Henry Esmond , William Makepeace Thackeray

A good laugh is sunshine in the house.

- William Makepeace Thackeray

An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through.

- William Makepeace Thackeray

Bravery never goes out of fashion.

- Four Georges and the English Humourists , William Makepeace Thackeray

Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.

- 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

Follow your honest convictions and be strong.

- William Makepeace Thackeray

Except for the young or very happy, I can't say I am sorry for anyone who dies.

- William Makepeace Thackeray

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

- William Makepeace Thackeray

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

- William Makepeace Thackeray

It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.

- William Makepeace Thackeray

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

- William Makepeace Thackeray

It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.

- William Makepeace Thackeray

Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.

- William Makepeace Thackeray

People hate as they love, unreasonably.

- William Makepeace Thackeray

Certain opuscules, denominated Christmas Books, with the ostensible intention of swelling the tide of exhilaration, or other expansive emotions, incident upon the exodus of the old and the inauguration of the new year.

- William Makepeace Thackeray

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