People of genius do not excel in any profession because they work in it, they work in it because they excel.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
The only vice that cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is...
The humblest painter is a true scholar; and the best of scholars the scholar of...
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have...
Genius, like humanity, rusts for want of use.
Our friends are generally ready to do everything for us, except the very thing we...
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not...
Principle is a passion for truth
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
The truly proud man knows neither superiors nor inferiors. The first he does not admit...
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.
Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves, will, in general, become of...
Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who...
So I have loitered my life away, reading books, looking at pictures, going to plays,...
The true barbarian is he who thinks everything barbarous but his own tastes and prejudices.
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
I'm not smart, but I like to observe. Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton...
Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.