Arrogance on the part of the meritorious is even more offensive to us than the arrogance of those without merit: for merit itself is offensive. — Nietzsche

William Thackeray

(William Makepeace Thackeray)

Civilization: British — England
   Field of Renown:  literature — Novelist
Era:  Victorian

Satiric Novelist, famous for portrayal of English social life in Vanity Fair.

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Thackeray—The Cynic?  in  English Literature for Boys and Girls  by  H. E. Marshall