There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may order and drive an individual, but you cannot make him respect you.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul.
Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his time ready to...
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we...
We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation.
The humblest painter is a true scholar; and the best of scholars the scholar of...
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every...
An accomplished coquette excites the passions of others, in proportion as she feels none herself
The person whose doors I enter with most pleasure, and quit with most regret, never...
There is no one thoroughly despicable. We cannot descend much lower than an idiot; and...
As is our confidence, so is our capacity.
The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or it...
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as...
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.
Dr. Johnson was a lazy learned man who liked to think and talk better than...
Some one is generally sure to be the sufferer by a joke.
No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of...