To think ill of mankind and not wish ill to them, is perhaps the highest wisdom and virtue.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the...
Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who...
Without something to hate, we should lose the very spring of thought and action.
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
We are not hypocrites in our sleep
There is nothing good to be had in the country, or if there is, they...
Dandyism is a variety of genius.
Every one in a crowd has the power to throw dirt: nine out of ten...
Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a confession of the deficiency it...
There is not a more mean, stupid, dastardly, pitiful, selfish, spiteful, envious, ungrateful animal than...
I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
Dr. Johnson was a lazy learned man who liked to think and talk better than...
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
The incentive to ambition is the love of power.
I would like to spend the whole of my life traveling, if I could anywhere...
The way to get on in the world is to be neither more nor less...
Almost every sect of Christianity is a perversion of its essence, to accommodate it to...
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it.