The busier we are the more leisure we have.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with...
One is always more vexed at losing a game of any sort by a single...
Fashion is gentility running away from vulgarity and afraid of being overtaken
The humblest painter is a true scholar; and the best of scholars the scholar of...
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out.
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every...
You will hear more good things on the outside of a stagecoach from London to...
There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied exemption from...
I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about
That which is not, shall never be; that which is, shall never cease to be....
Learning is its own exceeding great reward.
The public have neither shame or gratitude.
Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we...
Almost every sect of Christianity is a perversion of its essence, to accommodate it to...
An accomplished coquette excites the passions of others, in proportion as she feels none herself
The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we judge of...
The incentive to ambition is the love of power.
No truly great person ever thought themselves so.