Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.
We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with...
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
As is our confidence, so is our capacity.
The more we do, the more we can do.
Those who speak ill of the spiritual life, although they come and go by day,...
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have...
Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts.
The perfect joys of heaven do not satisfy the cravings of nature.
Learning is its own exceeding great reward.
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
There is nothing good to be had in the country, or if there is, they...
To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with...
The art of pleasing consists in being pleased.
As hypocrisy is said to be the highest compliment to virtue, the art of lying...
Every one in a crowd has the power to throw dirt: nine out of ten...
A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would...
Harry Reid's accusation that President Bush is playing politics with national security may earn him...
THE Lord is great! - He will not allow me to become a hypocrite. Now...