To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it
Quote by William Hazlitt
If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves.
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my...
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out.
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
He is a hypocrite who professes what he does not believe; not he who does...
One would imagine that books were, like women, the worse for being old : that...
The dupe of friendship, and the fool of love; have I not reason to hate...
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
Every one in a crowd has the power to throw dirt: nine out of ten...
The public is so in awe of its own opinion that it never dares to...
It is better to be able neither to read nor write than to be able...
The public have neither shame or gratitude.
We grow tired of everything but turning others into ridicule, and congratulating ourselves on their...
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe...
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.