Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity.
Quote by William Hazlitt
A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.
As hypocrisy is said to be the highest compliment to virtue, the art of lying...
Good temper is an estate for life
Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the...
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
The humblest painter is a true scholar; and the best of scholars the scholar of...
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
That which is not, shall never be; that which is, shall never cease to be....
The world judge of men by their ability in their professions, and we judge of...
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope....
Prejudice is never easy unless it can pass itself off for reason
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about
We are not hypocrites in our sleep
Genius, like humanity, rusts for want of use.
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal...
Every one in a crowd has the power to throw dirt: nine out of ten...
Power is the ability to do good things for others.
It is a strange desire, to seek power, and to lose liberty; or to seek...