Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves, will, in general, become of no more value than their dress.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Perhaps the best cure for the fear of death is to reflect that life has...
We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit.
The true barbarian is he who thinks everything barbarous but his own tastes and prejudices.
Dr. Johnson was a lazy learned man who liked to think and talk better than...
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.
The public have neither shame or gratitude.
Dandyism is a variety of genius.
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my...
I should like to spend the whole of my life in traveling abroad, if I...
Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.
The busier we are the more leisure we have.
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal...
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
Almost every sect of Christianity is a perversion of its essence, to accommodate it to...
There is not a more mean, stupid, dastardly, pitiful, selfish, spiteful, envious, ungrateful animal than...
Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not...
Those who can command themselves command others.
It is not fit that every man should travel; it makes a wise man better,...
An accomplished coquette excites the passions of others, in proportion as she feels none herself