Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who has a contempt for poetry, cannot have much respect for himself, or for anything else.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
He is a hypocrite who professes what he does not believe; not he who does...
Almost every sect of Christianity is a perversion of its essence, to accommodate it to...
One shining quality lends a lustre to another, or hides some glaring defect.
We are not hypocrites in our sleep
We can scarcely hate anyone that we know.
We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with...
Reflection makes men cowards.
If you think you can win, you can. Faith is necessary to victory.
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
One would imagine that books were, like women, the worse for being old : that...
Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life.
A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one - they show one...
Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the...
Those who can command themselves command others.
The truly proud man knows neither superiors nor inferiors. The first he does not admit...
Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not...
Every one in a crowd has the power to throw dirt: nine out of ten...
No young man ever thinks he shall die.
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we judge of...