Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it
Quote by William Shenstone
William Shenstone Quotes
A fool and his words are soon parted.
Grandeur and beauty are so very opposite, that you often diminish the one as you...
Every single instance of a friend's insincerity increases our dependence on the efficacy of money.
A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself...
Hope is a flatterer, but the most upright of all parasites; for she frequents the...
Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture, as the little creep...
Poetry and consumption are the most flattering of diseases.
A miser grows rich by seeming poor; an extravagant man grows poor by seeming rich.
The proper means of increasing the love we bear our native country is to reside...
The eye must be easy, before it can be pleased.
Second thoughts oftentimes are the very worst of all thoughts.
There is nothing more universally commended than a fine day; the reason is that people...
His knowledge of books had in some degree diminished his knowledge of the world.
The world may be divided into people that read, people that write, people that think,...
The lines of poetry, the period of prose, and even the texts of Scripture most...
Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it.
A man has generally the good or ill qualities, which he attributes to mankind.
The regard one shows economy, is like that we show an old aunt who is...
Every good poet includes a critic, but the reverse is not true.
Virtues, like essences, lose their fragrance when exposed.