The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe from reprisals. And have no hope of rising in their own self esteem but by lowering their neighbors.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal...
We are not hypocrites in our sleep
The person whose doors I enter with most pleasure, and quit with most regret, never...
No young man ever thinks he shall die.
It is better to be able neither to read nor write than to be able...
Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire...
To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with...
Genius not only diagnoses the situation but supplies the answers.
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone -...
The ignorance of the world leaves one at the mercy of its malice
Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every...
If you think you can win, you can. Faith is necessary to victory.
Almost every sect of Christianity is a perversion of its essence, to accommodate it to...
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
I'm not smart, but I like to observe. Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton...
We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit.
There is no one thoroughly despicable. We cannot descend much lower than an idiot; and...