The truly proud man knows neither superiors nor inferiors. The first he does not admit of; the last he does not concern himself about.
Quote by William Hazlitt
Learning is, in too many cases, but a foil to common sense; a substitute for...
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
It is hard for any one to be an honest politician who is not born...
Perhaps the best cure for the fear of death is to reflect that life has...
Some one is generally sure to be the sufferer by a joke.
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal...
Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
That which is not, shall never be; that which is, shall never cease to be....
The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out.
I should like to spend the whole of my life in traveling abroad, if I...
Asleep, nobody is a hypocrite
If I have not read a book before, it is, for all intents and purposes,...
We can scarcely hate anyone that we know.
We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with...
As hypocrisy is said to be the highest compliment to virtue, the art of lying...
One shining quality lends a lustre to another, or hides some glaring defect.
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.