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
The art of pleasing consists in being pleased.
The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the...
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.
If you think you can win, you can. Faith is necessary to victory.
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
The public is so in awe of its own opinion that it never dares to...
The only vice that cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is...
Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who...
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements....
The more we do, the more we can do.
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have...
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.
To get others to come into our ways of thinking, we must go over to...
A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not...
To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with...
Anger and hate against one we love steels our hearts, but contempt or pity leaves...
I grew up to have my father's looks, my father's speech patterns, my father's posture,...