The essence of poetry is will and passion.
Quote by William Hazlitt
There are many who talk on from ignorance rather than from knowledge, and who find...
We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation.
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors. The first he does not admit...
To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with...
There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may...
Reflection makes men cowards.
If you think you can win, you can. Faith is necessary to victory.
Perhaps the best cure for the fear of death is to reflect that life has...
Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements....
You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures...
One would imagine that books were, like women, the worse for being old : that...
Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our...
Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts.
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
No truly great person ever thought themselves so.
To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with...
Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul.
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.
Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life.