Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not...
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it
Reflection makes men cowards.
Learning is, in too many cases, but a foil to common sense; a substitute for...
That which is not, shall never be; that which is, shall never cease to be....
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
You will hear more good things on the outside of a stagecoach from London to...
An accomplished coquette excites the passions of others, in proportion as she feels none herself
Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in it. We...
The more we do, the more we can do.
Satirists gain the applause of others through fear, not through love.
Almost every sect of Christianity is a perversion of its essence, to accommodate it to...
Memory cannot exist without endurance of the things perceived, and the thing perceived cannot remain...
The way to procure insults is to submit to them: a man meets with no...
He is a hypocrite who professes what he does not believe; not he who does...
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it.
If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.
The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe...
A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.