One is always more vexed at losing a game of any sort by a single hole or ace, than if one has never had a chance of winning it
Quote by William Hazlitt
I like a friend the better for having faults that one can talk about.
We are not hypocrites in our sleep
It is not the errors of others, but our own miscalculations, on which we wreak...
To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind to extraordinary sanctity and virtue...
Those who speak ill of the spiritual life, although they come and go by day,...
So I have loitered my life away, reading books, looking at pictures, going to plays,...
Good temper is an estate for life
Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his time ready to...
One would imagine that books were, like women, the worse for being old : that...
People of genius do not excel in any profession because they work in it, they...
The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as...
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my...
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not...
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
Satirists gain the applause of others through fear, not through love.
Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
No young man ever thinks he shall die.
Without something to hate, we should lose the very spring of thought and action.
You can buy anything, But you cannot buy my feelings!!!
The world of success is full of hatred haters.