He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
Quote by William Hazlitt
There is no one thoroughly despicable. We cannot descend much lower than an idiot; and...
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
The English (it must be owned) are rather a foul-mouthed nation.
It is better to be able neither to read nor write than to be able...
The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the...
Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.
The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors. The first he does not admit...
I would like to spend the whole of my life traveling, if I could anywhere...
Every one in a crowd has the power to throw dirt: nine out of ten...
There are few things in which we deceive ourselves more than in the esteem we...
Genius not only diagnoses the situation but supplies the answers.
The public is so in awe of its own opinion that it never dares to...
We are not hypocrites in our sleep
Fashion is gentility running away from vulgarity and afraid of being overtaken
As is our confidence, so is our capacity.
No wise man can have a contempt for the prejudices of others; and he should...
To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with...
We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation.
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it.
There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied exemption from...