The art of pleasing consists in being pleased.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
Prejudice is never easy unless it can pass itself off for reason
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements....
An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in...
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
Everything is in motion. Everything flows. Everything is vibrating.
Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a confession of the deficiency it...
The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as...
Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the...
Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life.
The smallest pain in our little finger gives us more concern than the destruction of...
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.
Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in it. We...
You will hear more good things on the outside of a stagecoach from London to...
If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If...
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We...
Genius is one of the many forms of insanity
The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.