Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Those who can command themselves command others.
We can scarcely hate anyone that we know.
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my...
Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a confession of the deficiency it...
Reflection makes men cowards.
If you think you can win, you can. Faith is necessary to victory.
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not...
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
Memory cannot exist without endurance of the things perceived, and the thing perceived cannot remain...
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
The way to get on in the world is to be neither more nor less...
Fashion is gentility running away from vulgarity and afraid of being overtaken
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
We grow tired of everything but turning others into ridicule, and congratulating ourselves on their...
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
Learning is the knowledge of that which is not generally known to others, and which...
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have...
Everything is in motion. Everything flows. Everything is vibrating.
Almost every sect of Christianity is a perversion of its essence, to accommodate it to...
The public have neither shame or gratitude.