Genius, like humanity, rusts for want of use.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
We are not hypocrites in our sleep
The English (it must be owned) are rather a foul-mouthed nation.
We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit.
The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out.
Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we...
A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal...
Perhaps the best cure for the fear of death is to reflect that life has...
The world judge of men by their ability in their professions, and we judge of...
Dr. Johnson was a lazy learned man who liked to think and talk better than...
Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our...
The public have neither shame or gratitude.
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
I do not think that what is called Love at first sight is so great...
One is always more vexed at losing a game of any sort by a single...
As hypocrisy is said to be the highest compliment to virtue, the art of lying...
An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in...
The more we do, the more we can do.
We can scarcely hate anyone that we know.