Almost every sect of Christianity is a perversion of its essence, to accommodate it to the prejudices of the world.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we...
Those who speak ill of the spiritual life, although they come and go by day,...
To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with...
We grow tired of everything but turning others into ridicule, and congratulating ourselves on their...
The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as...
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
There is no one thoroughly despicable. We cannot descend much lower than an idiot; and...
The way to procure insults is to submit to them: a man meets with no...
To think ill of mankind and not wish ill to them, is perhaps the highest...
Prejudice is never easy unless it can pass itself off for reason
Everything is in motion. Everything flows. Everything is vibrating.
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.
Without something to hate, we should lose the very spring of thought and action.
One would imagine that books were, like women, the worse for being old : that...
We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation.
No one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves.
A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would...