An accomplished coquette excites the passions of others, in proportion as she feels none herself
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
The world judge of men by their ability in their professions, and we judge of...
There are few things in which we deceive ourselves more than in the esteem we...
The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out.
One would imagine that books were, like women, the worse for being old : that...
To get others to come into our ways of thinking, we must go over to...
No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of...
A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would...
Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life.
A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.
Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a confession of the deficiency it...
Asleep, nobody is a hypocrite.
The public have neither shame or gratitude.
Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal...
The truly proud man knows neither superiors nor inferiors. The first he does not admit...
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
No young man ever thinks he shall die.
The more we do, the more we can do.
The busier we are the more leisure we have.