Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
Quote by William Hazlitt
A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.
Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a confession of the deficiency it...
Principle is a passion for truth
I hate to be near the sea, and to hear it roaring and raging like...
Without something to hate, we should lose the very spring of thought and action.
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.
To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind to extraordinary sanctity and virtue...
A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one - they show one...
Every one in a crowd has the power to throw dirt: nine out of ten...
Satirists gain the applause of others through fear, not through love.
It is hard for any one to be an honest politician who is not born...
Fashion is gentility running away from vulgarity and afraid of being overtaken
To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with...
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If...
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as...
An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in...
Reflection makes men cowards.
I like a friend the better for having faults that one can talk about.