Genius is a native to the soil where it grows - is fed by the air, and warmed by the sun; and is not a hothouse plant or an exotic
Quote by William Hazlitt
The incentive to ambition is the love of power.
An accomplished coquette excites the passions of others, in proportion as she feels none herself
The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we judge of...
Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements....
Learning is the knowledge of that which is not generally known to others, and which...
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every...
Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as...
The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe...
The more we do, the more we can do.
The most learned are often the most narrow minded.
Everything is in motion. Everything flows. Everything is vibrating.
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
Good temper is an estate for life
There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. We cannot force...
It is better to be able neither to read nor write than to be able...
Man is a make-believe animal: he is never so truly himself as when he is...
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Those who danced were thought to be quite insane by those who could not hear...