The perfect joys of heaven do not satisfy the cravings of nature.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requires...
We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation.
An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in...
To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with...
Some one is generally sure to be the sufferer by a joke.
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
Fashion is gentility running away from vulgarity and afraid of being overtaken
The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the...
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
Our friends are generally ready to do everything for us, except the very thing we...
Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
If I have not read a book before, it is, for all intents and purposes,...
Reflection makes men cowards.
The way to procure insults is to submit to them: a man meets with no...
A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.
Almost every sect of Christianity is a perversion of its essence, to accommodate it to...
Man is a make-believe animal: he is never so truly himself as when he is...
The true barbarian is he who thinks everything barbarous but his own tastes and prejudices.
It is better to be able neither to read nor write than to be able...