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If I mayn't tell you what I feel,
by William Makepeace Thackeray

If I mayn't tell you what I feel,
what is the use of a friend?
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Related topics: Friendship Relationship

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

Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

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

 

People hate as they love, unreasonably.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

I would rather make my name than inherit it.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries!
what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
- William Makepeace Thackeray

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Bravery never goes out of fashion.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar,
familiar things new.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

To love and win is the best thing.
To love and lose, the next best.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

It is impossible, in our condition of Society,
not to be sometimes a Snob.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

The world is a looking glass and gives back to every
man the reflection of his own face.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner,
I promise you.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

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

Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

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

Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

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

Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

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

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

What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's
tip? How the kindness is recalled by the recipient in after days!
It blesses him that gives and him that takes.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
- 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

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

The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears,
and Justice in their courts is forever in a passion.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

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

A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

When you look at me, when you think of me,
I am in paradise.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that
he does not know till he takes up a pen to write.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

If a secret history of books could be written,
and the author's private thoughts and meanings noted
down alongside of his story,
how many insipid volumes would become interesting,
and dull tales excite the reader!
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim:
Attacking is the only secret.
Dare and the world yields, or if it beats you sometimes,
dare it again and you will succeed.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering
is worse than the suffering itself.
- Paulo Coelho

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

You don't need anybody to tell you
who you are or what you are.
You are what you are!
- John Lennon

We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
- Epictetus

It's essential to tell the truth at all times.
This will reduce life's pain.
Lying distorts reality.
All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
- John Bradshaw

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Intent is what can make a man succeed
when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated.
- Carlos Castaneda

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Tell me what company thou keepst,
and I'll tell thee what thou art.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

Always listen to the experts.
They'll tell you what can't be done and why.
Then do it.
- Robert Heinlein

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Spanish Proverb

Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.
- Jonas Salk

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

The most interesting information comes from children,
for they tell all they know and then stop.
- Mark Twain

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

NO ONE has been granted the authority to tell me
how my life should be lived.
I answer only to myself and to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

What is a friend? I will tell you ...
it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
- Frank Crane

Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.
- Stephanie Klein

Jesus preached more and taught more
about helping the poor and the sick and the hungry
than he did about heaven and hell.
Shouldn't that tell us something?
- John Grisham

The "stories" we choose to tell about our past
are never what a video camera would have recorded.
We can tell a sad story or a happy story,
and neither story is either
more accurate or "better" than the other story.
The difference is that one story causes us to suffer,
while the other brings us joy. I choose joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We tell lies when we are afraid...
afraid of what we don't know,
afraid of what others will think,
afraid of what will be found out about us.
But every time we tell a lie,
the thing that we fear grows stronger.
- Williams Tad

We take refuge in pride,
because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves.
- Kakuzo Okakura

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth
or burn down your house, you can never tell.
- Joan Crawford

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

You never can tell with bees.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)


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