Posts Tagged 'William Makepeace Thackeray'

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/05/21

W. M. Thackeray | Novelist | Blue Plaques | English Heritage

Good humor is one of the best articles one can wear in society.”   —   William Makepeace Thackery

(We really need to get back to being people of good humor!  Life is so short, folks.  Too many of us have become polarized and hostile.  We need to remember that we work best as a nation that values the saying:  “I may disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”  That attitude is what fosters a spirit of cooperation and teamwork.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Happy birthday to Kyle OQuin, of Portugal. The Man!

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 06/08/21

William Makepeace Thackeray: Victorian novelist

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

(Being logical and rational definitely has its place.  But sometimes you got to let yourself be a little crazy.  It’s good for the soul.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Happy birthday to both Boz Scaggs, and Mick Hucknall of Simply Red!

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 03/31/11

Thackeray

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

(Today . . . I’m voting pity.)   — YUR

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/05/10

Miniature portrait of Anne Becher Thackery and...

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

(I think my favorite Thackeray quote is: “Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.”  Out of the mouths of babes???)   —   YUR


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