The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or it is the ambition to attain the highest excellence, sanctioned by the highest authority, that of time.
Quote by William Hazlitt
If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would...
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
Some one is generally sure to be the sufferer by a joke.
We must be doing something to be happy.
I'm not smart, but I like to observe. Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton...
Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it.
Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the...
To great evils we submit; we resent little provocations
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not...
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.
It is better to be able neither to read nor write than to be able...
Without something to hate, we should lose the very spring of thought and action.
Asleep, nobody is a hypocrite
Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.
Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who...
One shining quality lends a lustre to another, or hides some glaring defect.