Rules and models destroy genius and art.
Quote by William Hazlitt
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
Life is the art of being well deceived; and in order that the deception may...
The ignorance of the world leaves one at the mercy of its malice
Fashion is gentility running away from vulgarity and afraid of being overtaken
Our friends are generally ready to do everything for us, except the very thing we...
The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe...
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
An accomplished coquette excites the passions of others, in proportion as she feels none herself
No truly great person ever thought themselves so.
Some one is generally sure to be the sufferer by a joke.
The most learned are often the most narrow minded.
There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied exemption from...
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
The person whose doors I enter with most pleasure, and quit with most regret, never...
Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements....
A man knows his companion in a long journey and a little inn.
True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks.