Old friendships are like meats served up repeatedly, cold, comfortless, and distasteful. The stomach turns against them.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If...
The world judge of men by their ability in their professions, and we judge of...
The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe...
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it.
The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors. The first he does not admit...
Some one is generally sure to be the sufferer by a joke.
One is always more vexed at losing a game of any sort by a single...
Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts.
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
I like a friend the better for having faults that one can talk about.
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
The seat of knowledge is in the head; of wisdom, in the heart. We are...
The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requires...
We never do anything well till we cease to think about the manner of doing...
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
Asleep, nobody is a hypocrite
Those who try to lead the people can only do so by following the mob
As hypocrisy is said to be the highest compliment to virtue, the art of lying...