Asleep, nobody is a hypocrite
Quote by William Hazlitt
If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
Reflection makes men cowards.
Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not...
A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one - they show one...
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security...
Satirists gain the applause of others through fear, not through love.
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
He who comes up to his own idea of greatness must always have had a...
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
To think ill of mankind and not wish ill to them, is perhaps the highest...
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have...
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
No one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves.
There are many who talk on from ignorance rather than from knowledge, and who find...
Love at first sight is only realizing an imagination that has always haunted us; or...
There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied exemption from...
Some one is generally sure to be the sufferer by a joke.
Genius, like humanity, rusts for want of use.
The incentive to ambition is the love of power.