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 least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the...
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every...
There is not a more mean, stupid, dastardly, pitiful, selfish, spiteful, envious, ungrateful animal than...
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
The smallest pain in our little finger gives us more concern than the destruction of...
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
So I have loitered my life away, reading books, looking at pictures, going to plays,...
The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we judge of...
Our friends are generally ready to do everything for us, except the very thing we...
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.
Those who can command themselves command others.
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.
When a thing ceases to be a subject of controversy, it ceases to be a...
The world judge of men by their ability in their professions, and we judge of...
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who...
No one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves.