If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If we wish to see the insignificance of human learning, we may study his commentators.
Quote by William Hazlitt
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out.
The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors. The first he does not admit...
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
Good temper is an estate for life
Fashion is gentility running away from vulgarity and afraid of being overtaken
Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our...
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation.
I would like to spend the whole of my life traveling, if I could anywhere...
A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would...
The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requires...
You will hear more good things on the outside of a stagecoach from London to...
No truly great person ever thought themselves so.
The humblest painter is a true scholar; and the best of scholars the scholar of...
The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we judge of...
Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope....
The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe...
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every...
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.