No truly great person ever thought themselves so.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
To get others to come into our ways of thinking, we must go over to...
We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with...
The most learned are often the most narrow minded.
Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life.
To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with...
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
It is hard for any one to be an honest politician who is not born...
I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about
To great evils we submit; we resent little provocations
Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not...
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not...
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.
Everything is in motion. Everything flows. Everything is vibrating.
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit.
Genius is a native to the soil where it grows - is fed by the...
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a confession of the deficiency it...
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue
At least I have the modesty to admit that lack of modesty is one of...