The public have neither shame or gratitude.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Genius, like humanity, rusts for the want of use
One is always more vexed at losing a game of any sort by a single...
As is our confidence, so is our capacity.
The true barbarian is he who thinks everything barbarous but his own tastes and prejudices.
The incentive to ambition is the love of power.
The only vice that cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is...
It is better to be able neither to read nor write than to be able...
The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the...
Reflection makes men cowards.
As hypocrisy is said to be the highest compliment to virtue, the art of lying...
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure...
Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a confession of the deficiency it...
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
There are only three pleasures in life pure and lasting, and all derived from inanimate...
Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.
It is hard for any one to be an honest politician who is not born...
The English (it must be owned) are rather a foul-mouthed nation.
There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may...
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.