Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every...
It is hard for any one to be an honest politician who is not born...
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...
A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.
A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would...
Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we...
Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
No one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves.
The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the...
The English (it must be owned) are rather a foul-mouthed nation.
Walk groundly, talk profoundly, drink roundly, sleep soundly.
The busier we are the more leisure we have.
Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his time ready to...
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
Genius not only diagnoses the situation but supplies the answers.
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
Genius, like humanity, rusts for want of use.