A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means
Quote by William Hazlitt
The world judge of men by their ability in their professions, and we judge of...
The way to get on in the world is to be neither more nor less...
Reflection makes men cowards.
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
Walk groundly, talk profoundly, drink roundly, sleep soundly.
The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors. The first he does not admit...
I should like to spend the whole of my life in traveling abroad, if I...
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.
Learning is the knowledge of that which is not generally known to others, and which...
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
The truly proud man knows neither superiors nor inferiors. The first he does not admit...
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would...
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
Without something to hate, we should lose the very spring of thought and action.
Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.
Love at first sight is only realizing an imagination that has always haunted us; or...
You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures...
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one - they show one...