The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out.
Quote by William Hazlitt
An accomplished coquette excites the passions of others, in proportion as she feels none herself
To think ill of mankind and not wish ill to them, is perhaps the highest...
No truly great person ever thought themselves so.
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal...
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my...
The public have neither shame or gratitude.
I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about
The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or it...
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
I conceive that words are like money, not the worse for being common, but that...
One would imagine that books were, like women, the worse for being old : that...
Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his time ready to...
The true barbarian is he who thinks everything barbarous but his own tastes and prejudices.
Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the...
If I have not read a book before, it is, for all intents and purposes,...
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
We often choose a friend as we do a mistress - for no particular excellence...
The truly proud man knows neither superiors nor inferiors. The first he does not admit...
Be yourself, don't take anyone's shit, and never let them take you alive.
Pride is as loud a beggar as want, and a great deal more saucy