No one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal...
Gallantry to women - the sure road to their favor - is nothing but the...
Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the...
Dandyism is a variety of genius.
There is no one thoroughly despicable. We cannot descend much lower than an idiot; and...
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
There is not a more mean, stupid, dastardly, pitiful, selfish, spiteful, envious, ungrateful animal than...
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind to extraordinary sanctity and virtue...
Good temper is an estate for life
Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
One shining quality lends a lustre to another, or hides some glaring defect.
The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or it...
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
We must be doing something to be happy.
Man is a make-believe animal: he is never so truly himself as when he is...
Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts.
Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not...