If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my...
No truly great person ever thought themselves so.
Good temper is an estate for life
So I have loitered my life away, reading books, looking at pictures, going to plays,...
I would like to spend the whole of my life traveling, if I could anywhere...
Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves.
A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would...
The true barbarian is he who thinks everything barbarous but his own tastes and prejudices.
The busier we are the more leisure we have.
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not...
Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone -...
The most learned are often the most narrow minded.
We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit.
You will hear more good things on the outside of a stagecoach from London to...
When a thing ceases to be a subject of controversy, it ceases to be a...
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
To get others to come into our ways of thinking, we must go over to...
Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power.
We think as we do, mainly because other people think so