Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
Quote by William Hazlitt
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
That which is not, shall never be; that which is, shall never cease to be....
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
People of genius do not excel in any profession because they work in it, they...
As is our confidence, so is our capacity.
Man is a make-believe animal: he is never so truly himself as when he is...
Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his time ready to...
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
The truly proud man knows neither superiors nor inferiors. The first he does not admit...
I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about
The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the...
I hate to be near the sea, and to hear it roaring and raging like...
A nickname is the heaviest stone that the devil can throw at a man. It...
He who comes up to his own idea of greatness must always have had a...
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.
There is nothing good to be had in the country, or if there is, they...
You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures...
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.