I hate to be near the sea, and to hear it roaring and raging like a wild beast in its den. It puts me in mind of the everlasting efforts of the human mind, struggling to be free, and ending…
Quote by William Hazlitt
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
Genius, like humanity, rusts for want of use.
The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure...
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security...
Reflection makes men cowards.
One is always more vexed at losing a game of any sort by a single...
There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. We cannot force...
The seat of knowledge is in the head; of wisdom, in the heart. We are...
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we...
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not...
As is our confidence, so is our capacity.
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
Without something to hate, we should lose the very spring of thought and action.
An accomplished coquette excites the passions of others, in proportion as she feels none herself
Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not...
Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit.
We are not hypocrites in our sleep.