Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in it. We are more angry at undeserved than at deserved good-fortune.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
The only vice that cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is...
One is always more vexed at losing a game of any sort by a single...
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have...
There are only three pleasures in life pure and lasting, and all derived from inanimate...
Genius not only diagnoses the situation but supplies the answers.
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of...
The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out.
The way to procure insults is to submit to them: a man meets with no...
The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as...
We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation.
No one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves.
Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts.
Asleep, nobody is a hypocrite.
I'm not smart, but I like to observe. Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton...
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or it...
I won't be happy till I'm as famous as God.
Complexity and profundity have been equated by the academic culture just as fame and significance...