The most learned are often the most narrow minded.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it.
Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire...
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
One is always more vexed at losing a game of any sort by a single...
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a confession of the deficiency it...
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
The way to get on in the world is to be neither more nor less...
I hate to be near the sea, and to hear it roaring and raging like...
We must be doing something to be happy.
We can scarcely hate anyone that we know.
One shining quality lends a lustre to another, or hides some glaring defect.
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life.
Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we...
To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for.
Love of fame is the last thing even learned men can bear to be parted...
You live and learn. At any rate, you live.
He that is proud eats up himself; pride in his glass, his trumpet, his chronicle;...