The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we judge of ourselves by the same test: for it is on that on which our success in life depends.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures...
The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as...
The truly proud man knows neither superiors nor inferiors. The first he does not admit...
Reflection makes men cowards.
No young man ever thinks he shall die.
Dr. Johnson was a lazy learned man who liked to think and talk better than...
Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts.
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my...
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire...
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
We are not hypocrites in our sleep.
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
The person whose doors I enter with most pleasure, and quit with most regret, never...
If I have not read a book before, it is, for all intents and purposes,...
Genius, like humanity, rusts for the want of use
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have...
There is nothing good to be had in the country, or if there is, they...
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.