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
No one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves.
If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If...
We can scarcely hate anyone that we know.
To great evils we submit; we resent little provocations
The smallest pain in our little finger gives us more concern than the destruction of...
Perhaps the best cure for the fear of death is to reflect that life has...
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his time ready to...
We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation.
Dr. Johnson was a lazy learned man who liked to think and talk better than...
One is always more vexed at losing a game of any sort by a single...
The art of pleasing consists in being pleased.
The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure...
If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in it. We...
The busier we are the more leisure we have.
The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
I wish you a very good journey to an unknown you've never seen.