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
Genius, like humanity, rusts for the want of use
We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation.
The seat of knowledge is in the head; of wisdom, in the heart. We are...
Genius, like humanity, rusts for want of use.
Almost every sect of Christianity is a perversion of its essence, to accommodate it to...
Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul.
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
No one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves.
Walk groundly, talk profoundly, drink roundly, sleep soundly.
Fashion is gentility running away from vulgarity and afraid of being overtaken
If you think you can win, you can. Faith is necessary to victory.
Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we...
There is nothing good to be had in the country, or if there is, they...
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security...
It is not fit that every man should travel; it makes a wise man better,...
The public is so in awe of its own opinion that it never dares to...
He who comes up to his own idea of greatness must always have had a...
There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may...
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.
The true barbarian is he who thinks everything barbarous but his own tastes and prejudices.