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
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal...
If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.
Walk groundly, talk profoundly, drink roundly, sleep soundly.
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our...
No young man ever thinks he shall die.
Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves, will, in general, become of...
The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the...
Those who can command themselves command others.
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
He is a hypocrite who professes what he does not believe; not he who does...
Prejudice is never easy unless it can pass itself off for reason
Memory cannot exist without endurance of the things perceived, and the thing perceived cannot remain...
Those who speak ill of the spiritual life, although they come and go by day,...
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not...
The way to get on in the world is to be neither more nor less...
I conceive that words are like money, not the worse for being common, but that...
Money grows on the tree of persistence
My mother always said don't marry for money, divorce for money.