The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the destruction of millions of our fellow-beings.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
The public is so in awe of its own opinion that it never dares to...
Those who can command themselves command others.
Old friendships are like meats served up repeatedly, cold, comfortless, and distasteful. The stomach turns...
If you think you can win, you can. Faith is necessary to victory.
Prejudice is never easy unless it can pass itself off for reason
If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.
Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts.
Almost every sect of Christianity is a perversion of its essence, to accommodate it to...
Memory cannot exist without endurance of the things perceived, and the thing perceived cannot remain...
If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
There are few things in which we deceive ourselves more than in the esteem we...
Life is the art of being well deceived; and in order that the deception may...
Learning is, in too many cases, but a foil to common sense; a substitute for...
Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire...
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
To great evils we submit; we resent little provocations
Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it? If not, we should...
The lack of money is the root of all evil.