He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
Quote by William Hazlitt
No wise man can have a contempt for the prejudices of others; and he should...
The way to procure insults is to submit to them: a man meets with no...
Learning is, in too many cases, but a foil to common sense; a substitute for...
Those who can command themselves command others.
To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with...
Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life.
A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would...
As is our confidence, so is our capacity.
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
You will hear more good things on the outside of a stagecoach from London to...
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
Everything is in motion. Everything flows. Everything is vibrating.
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
Asleep, nobody is a hypocrite.
To great evils we submit; we resent little provocations
Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
Love at first sight is only realizing an imagination that has always haunted us; or...
Genius, like humanity, rusts for want of use.
We grow tired of everything but turning others into ridicule, and congratulating ourselves on their...
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every...