Principle is a passion for truth
Quote by William Hazlitt
No wise man can have a contempt for the prejudices of others; and he should...
The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out.
Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts.
We must be doing something to be happy.
I would like to spend the whole of my life traveling, if I could anywhere...
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it.
We are not hypocrites in our sleep.
Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone -...
One would imagine that books were, like women, the worse for being old : that...
The English (it must be owned) are rather a foul-mouthed nation.
We grow tired of everything but turning others into ridicule, and congratulating ourselves on their...
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...
Without something to hate, we should lose the very spring of thought and action.
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or it...
I'm not smart, but I like to observe. Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton...
No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of...
I should like to spend the whole of my life in traveling abroad, if I...
The public have neither shame or gratitude.