To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with us.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
The busier we are the more leisure we have.
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it.
Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the...
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
The public have neither shame or gratitude.
Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our...
There are few things in which we deceive ourselves more than in the esteem we...
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.
As hypocrisy is said to be the highest compliment to virtue, the art of lying...
The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as...
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
I conceive that words are like money, not the worse for being common, but that...
There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may...
We often choose a friend as we do a mistress - for no particular excellence...
The true barbarian is he who thinks everything barbarous but his own tastes and prejudices.
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
You needn't love your enemy, but if you refrain from telling lies about him, you...
I have no trouble with my enemies. I can take care of my enemies in...