Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own.
Quote by William Hazlitt
Satirists gain the applause of others through fear, not through love.
Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a confession of the deficiency it...
If I have not read a book before, it is, for all intents and purposes,...
Our friends are generally ready to do everything for us, except the very thing we...
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
There are only three pleasures in life pure and lasting, and all derived from inanimate...
If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If...
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my...
No truly great person ever thought themselves so.
We must be doing something to be happy.
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.
The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out.
I'm not smart, but I like to observe. Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton...
He is a hypocrite who professes what he does not believe; not he who does...
Walk groundly, talk profoundly, drink roundly, sleep soundly.
The most learned are often the most narrow minded.
If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.
The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors. The first he does not admit...
The incentive to ambition is the love of power.
Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.