A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would make a dupe of himself too, if he could.
Quote by William Hazlitt
Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.
Old friendships are like meats served up repeatedly, cold, comfortless, and distasteful. The stomach turns...
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every...
Satirists gain the applause of others through fear, not through love.
One is always more vexed at losing a game of any sort by a single...
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
Man is a make-believe animal: he is never so truly himself as when he is...
To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with...
Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our...
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied exemption from...
Principle is a passion for truth
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
No young man ever thinks he shall die.
The smallest pain in our little finger gives us more concern than the destruction of...
Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
We can scarcely hate anyone that we know.