Those who speak ill of the spiritual life, although they come and go by day, are like the smith's bellows: they take breath but are not alive.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out.
Reflection makes men cowards.
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
I like a friend the better for having faults that one can talk about.
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
The public is so in awe of its own opinion that it never dares to...
The most learned are often the most narrow minded.
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
Man is a make-believe animal: he is never so truly himself as when he is...
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.
The seat of knowledge is in the head; of wisdom, in the heart. We are...
Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves.
Without something to hate, we should lose the very spring of thought and action.
The only vice that cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is...
The world judge of men by their ability in their professions, and we judge of...
An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in...
The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the...
We are not hypocrites in our sleep.