There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with...
I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about
Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the...
Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
The person whose doors I enter with most pleasure, and quit with most regret, never...
We must be doing something to be happy.
The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requires...
The dupe of friendship, and the fool of love; have I not reason to hate...
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If...
The English (it must be owned) are rather a foul-mouthed nation.
There is not a more mean, stupid, dastardly, pitiful, selfish, spiteful, envious, ungrateful animal than...
The only vice that cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is...
An accomplished coquette excites the passions of others, in proportion as she feels none herself
To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind to extraordinary sanctity and virtue...
Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves.
No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of...
Genius not only diagnoses the situation but supplies the answers.
Mediocrity can talk; but it is for genius to observe
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking life by the scruff of the neck