Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
The world judge of men by their ability in their professions, and we judge of...
The perfect joys of heaven do not satisfy the cravings of nature.
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
There are many who talk on from ignorance rather than from knowledge, and who find...
Without something to hate, we should lose the very spring of thought and action.
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.
To great evils we submit; we resent little provocations
The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out.
Genius, like humanity, rusts for the want of use
To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with...
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements....
If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one - they show one...
The incentive to ambition is the love of power.
We never do anything well till we cease to think about the manner of doing...
He who comes up to his own idea of greatness must always have had a...
One shining quality lends a lustre to another, or hides some glaring defect.
There are few things in which we deceive ourselves more than in the esteem we...
To think ill of mankind and not wish ill to them, is perhaps the highest...