A nickname is the heaviest stone that the devil can throw at a man. It is a bugbear to the imagination, and, though we do not believe in it, it still haunts our apprehensions.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
The more we do, the more we can do.
Some one is generally sure to be the sufferer by a joke.
There is nothing good to be had in the country, or if there is, they...
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the...
I'm not smart, but I like to observe. Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton...
It is not the errors of others, but our own miscalculations, on which we wreak...
Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life.
Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we...
The most learned are often the most narrow minded.
The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out.
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
As hypocrisy is said to be the highest compliment to virtue, the art of lying...
Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our...
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
Dandyism is a variety of genius.
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have...
Love at first sight is only realizing an imagination that has always haunted us; or...
Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
Love is the master key which opens the gates of happiness.