A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every one that can read in it.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
It is not fit that every man should travel; it makes a wise man better,...
The person whose doors I enter with most pleasure, and quit with most regret, never...
I like a friend the better for having faults that one can talk about.
One would imagine that books were, like women, the worse for being old : that...
Everything is in motion. Everything flows. Everything is vibrating.
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
No young man ever thinks he shall die.
Genius is a native to the soil where it grows - is fed by the...
The only vice that cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is...
We are not hypocrites in our sleep
If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with...
Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone -...
The seat of knowledge is in the head; of wisdom, in the heart. We are...
Walk groundly, talk profoundly, drink roundly, sleep soundly.
As is our confidence, so is our capacity.
People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to...
Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.