I conceive that words are like money, not the worse for being common, but that it is the stamp of custom alone that gives them circulation or value.
Quote by William Hazlitt
The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors. The first he does not admit...
I like a friend the better for having faults that one can talk about.
I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about
Satirists gain the applause of others through fear, not through love.
Genius not only diagnoses the situation but supplies the answers.
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my...
I should like to spend the whole of my life in traveling abroad, if I...
We can scarcely hate anyone that we know.
Dandyism is a variety of genius.
The busier we are the more leisure we have.
The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the...
The dupe of friendship, and the fool of love; have I not reason to hate...
Asleep, nobody is a hypocrite.
The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requires...
We never do anything well till we cease to think about the manner of doing...
It is better to be able neither to read nor write than to be able...
Principle is a passion for truth
The person whose doors I enter with most pleasure, and quit with most regret, never...
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every...
Zeal will do more than knowledge.