Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a confession of the deficiency it indicates. He who undervalues himself is justly overvalued by others.
Quote by William Hazlitt
The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe...
Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the...
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements....
Memory cannot exist without endurance of the things perceived, and the thing perceived cannot remain...
Good temper is an estate for life
There is nothing good to be had in the country, or if there is, they...
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
It is not fit that every man should travel; it makes a wise man better,...
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
I would like to spend the whole of my life traveling, if I could anywhere...
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
One would imagine that books were, like women, the worse for being old : that...
The incentive to ambition is the love of power.
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal...
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.
Dandyism is a variety of genius.
Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves, will, in general, become of...