There are many who talk on from ignorance rather than from knowledge, and who find the former an inexhaustible fund of conversation
Quote by William Hazlitt
Genius, like humanity, rusts for the want of use
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
No wise man can have a contempt for the prejudices of others; and he should...
One is always more vexed at losing a game of any sort by a single...
No truly great person ever thought themselves so.
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
To great evils we submit; we resent little provocations
The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we judge of...
We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit.
Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his time ready to...
Genius, like humanity, rusts for want of use.
Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
Satirists gain the applause of others through fear, not through love.
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
I hate to be near the sea, and to hear it roaring and raging like...
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requires...
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
A man in passion rides a horse that runs away with him
Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason