As hypocrisy is said to be the highest compliment to virtue, the art of lying is the strongest acknowledgment of the force of truth
Quote by William Hazlitt
It is hard for any one to be an honest politician who is not born...
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.
The most learned are often the most narrow minded.
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
It is not the errors of others, but our own miscalculations, on which we wreak...
The way to get on in the world is to be neither more nor less...
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my...
Genius, like humanity, rusts for the want of use
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.
I'm not smart, but I like to observe. Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton...
Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life.
The incentive to ambition is the love of power.
Gallantry to women - the sure road to their favor - is nothing but the...
If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
I do not think that what is called Love at first sight is so great...
That which is not, shall never be; that which is, shall never cease to be....
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.
To the goggling unbeliever Texans say - as people always say about their mangier dishes...