It is better to be able neither to read nor write than to be able to do nothing else.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
There is no one thoroughly despicable. We cannot descend much lower than an idiot; and...
If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
The perfect joys of heaven do not satisfy the cravings of nature.
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
The ignorance of the world leaves one at the mercy of its malice
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security...
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every...
Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone -...
The way to get on in the world is to be neither more nor less...
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
Memory cannot exist without endurance of the things perceived, and the thing perceived cannot remain...
The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we judge of...
Genius, like humanity, rusts for the want of use
Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not...
A nickname is the heaviest stone that the devil can throw at a man. It...
Everything is in motion. Everything flows. Everything is vibrating.
To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with...
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.