Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
Genius not only diagnoses the situation but supplies the answers.
Satirists gain the applause of others through fear, not through love.
We must be doing something to be happy.
Dr. Johnson was a lazy learned man who liked to think and talk better than...
Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life.
As hypocrisy is said to be the highest compliment to virtue, the art of lying...
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
The true barbarian is he who thinks everything barbarous but his own tastes and prejudices.
The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe...
Our friends are generally ready to do everything for us, except the very thing we...
Walk groundly, talk profoundly, drink roundly, sleep soundly.
Asleep, nobody is a hypocrite.
We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with...
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
The dupe of friendship, and the fool of love; have I not reason to hate...
The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or it...
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is...
The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is...