No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Everything is in motion. Everything flows. Everything is vibrating.
The incentive to ambition is the love of power.
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
There are few things in which we deceive ourselves more than in the esteem we...
A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one - they show one...
Genius not only diagnoses the situation but supplies the answers.
We must be doing something to be happy.
The busier we are the more leisure we have.
Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not...
One shining quality lends a lustre to another, or hides some glaring defect.
Life is the art of being well deceived; and in order that the deception may...
A nickname is the heaviest stone that the devil can throw at a man. It...
The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or it...
As is our confidence, so is our capacity.
The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure...
Genius is a native to the soil where it grows - is fed by the...
Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.
Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we...
You've been gone so long from all that you know. It's been shuffled aside as...
Fame is proof that people are gullible
People who live in the past generally are afraid to compete in the present. I've...
Pride is the shirt of the soul, put on first and put off last