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
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.
The smallest pain in our little finger gives us more concern than the destruction of...
I do not think that what is called Love at first sight is so great...
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.
Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the...
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
I should like to spend the whole of my life in traveling abroad, if I...
You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures...
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit.
The busier we are the more leisure we have.
Some one is generally sure to be the sufferer by a joke.
The ignorance of the world leaves one at the mercy of its malice
You will hear more good things on the outside of a stagecoach from London to...
Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my...
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
The public have neither shame or gratitude.
No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of...