If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end...
The humblest painter is a true scholar; and the best of scholars the scholar of...
Walk groundly, talk profoundly, drink roundly, sleep soundly.
There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may...
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
The seat of knowledge is in the head; of wisdom, in the heart. We are...
If I have not read a book before, it is, for all intents and purposes,...
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
The perfect joys of heaven do not satisfy the cravings of nature.
The incentive to ambition is the love of power.
I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about
It is not the errors of others, but our own miscalculations, on which we wreak...
Some one is generally sure to be the sufferer by a joke.
To great evils we submit; we resent little provocations
Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we...
Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the...
The most learned are often the most narrow minded.
Those who can command themselves command others.
The true barbarian is he who thinks everything barbarous but his own tastes and prejudices.
To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind to extraordinary sanctity and virtue...