Genius, like humanity, rusts for want of use.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every...
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
As is our confidence, so is our capacity.
You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures...
Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in it. We...
A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.
Dr. Johnson was a lazy learned man who liked to think and talk better than...
Gallantry to women - the sure road to their favor - is nothing but the...
I would like to spend the whole of my life traveling, if I could anywhere...
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it
The most learned are often the most narrow minded.
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it.
An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in...
We can scarcely hate anyone that we know.
That which is not, shall never be; that which is, shall never cease to be....
Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.
The public have neither shame or gratitude.
Those who speak ill of the spiritual life, although they come and go by day,...