The humblest painter is a true scholar; and the best of scholars the scholar of nature.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
He who comes up to his own idea of greatness must always have had a...
Dr. Johnson was a lazy learned man who liked to think and talk better than...
The perfect joys of heaven do not satisfy the cravings of nature.
The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we judge of...
Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in it. We...
If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.
We often choose a friend as we do a mistress - for no particular excellence...
Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my...
There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied exemption from...
Dandyism is a variety of genius.
A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.
We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation.
Without something to hate, we should lose the very spring of thought and action.
Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his time ready to...
It is better to be able neither to read nor write than to be able...
I'm not smart, but I like to observe. Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton...
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
Ignorance is when you don't know something and someone finds out
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
He who never leaves his country is full of prejudices