An accomplished coquette excites the passions of others, in proportion as she feels none herself
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Genius, like humanity, rusts for want of use.
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
The humblest painter is a true scholar; and the best of scholars the scholar of...
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my...
The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as...
Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves.
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every...
The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requires...
No one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves.
We are not hypocrites in our sleep.
The incentive to ambition is the love of power.
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.
Man is a make-believe animal: he is never so truly himself as when he is...
The most learned are often the most narrow minded.
Good temper is an estate for life
There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may...
Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.
Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the...
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.