There is nothing good to be had in the country, or if there is, they will not let you have it.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
No one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves.
To great evils we submit; we resent little provocations
We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit.
It is not fit that every man should travel; it makes a wise man better,...
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.
He who comes up to his own idea of greatness must always have had a...
He is a hypocrite who professes what he does not believe; not he who does...
I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about
There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may...
An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in...
There is no one thoroughly despicable. We cannot descend much lower than an idiot; and...
Memory cannot exist without endurance of the things perceived, and the thing perceived cannot remain...
We are not hypocrites in our sleep
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have...
Satirists gain the applause of others through fear, not through love.
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the...
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
An avowal of poverty is no disgrace to any man; to make no effort to...