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
Those who can command themselves command others.
Genius not only diagnoses the situation but supplies the answers.
If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
I'm not smart, but I like to observe. Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton...
The incentive to ambition is the love of power.
The truly proud man knows neither superiors nor inferiors. The first he does not admit...
Perhaps the best cure for the fear of death is to reflect that life has...
The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors. The first he does not admit...
We never do anything well till we cease to think about the manner of doing...
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one - they show one...
The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we judge of...
Learning is, in too many cases, but a foil to common sense; a substitute for...
No wise man can have a contempt for the prejudices of others; and he should...
Fashion is gentility running away from vulgarity and afraid of being overtaken
I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind to extraordinary sanctity and virtue...
No one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves.
A wise traveler never despises his own country.