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
We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation.
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a confession of the deficiency it...
No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of...
Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts.
An accomplished coquette excites the passions of others, in proportion as she feels none herself
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
The ignorance of the world leaves one at the mercy of its malice
Learning is its own exceeding great reward.
Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope....
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not...
No wise man can have a contempt for the prejudices of others; and he should...
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the...
Prejudice is never easy unless it can pass itself off for reason
Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who...
Memory cannot exist without endurance of the things perceived, and the thing perceived cannot remain...
There is nothing good to be had in the country, or if there is, they...
Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life.
Dandyism is a variety of genius.