Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied exemption from...
Every one in a crowd has the power to throw dirt: nine out of ten...
Love at first sight is only realizing an imagination that has always haunted us; or...
Learning is its own exceeding great reward.
No truly great person ever thought themselves so.
We are not hypocrites in our sleep.
He who comes up to his own idea of greatness must always have had a...
There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. We cannot force...
The incentive to ambition is the love of power.
To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind to extraordinary sanctity and virtue...
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our...
There is nothing good to be had in the country, or if there is, they...
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.
Dandyism is a variety of genius.
We can scarcely hate anyone that we know.
The true barbarian is he who thinks everything barbarous but his own tastes and prejudices.
The more we do, the more we can do.