Those who can command themselves command others.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
There is no one thoroughly despicable. We cannot descend much lower than an idiot; and...
Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who...
Almost every sect of Christianity is a perversion of its essence, to accommodate it to...
Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope....
No one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves.
Genius, like humanity, rusts for want of use.
Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone -...
I would like to spend the whole of my life traveling, if I could anywhere...
Prejudice is never easy unless it can pass itself off for reason
We grow tired of everything but turning others into ridicule, and congratulating ourselves on their...
The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out.
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my...
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
Learning is the knowledge of that which is not generally known to others, and which...
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.