Walk groundly, talk profoundly, drink roundly, sleep soundly.
Quote by William Hazlitt
Those who can command themselves command others.
Principle is a passion for truth
We often choose a friend as we do a mistress - for no particular excellence...
There is no one thoroughly despicable. We cannot descend much lower than an idiot; and...
If I have not read a book before, it is, for all intents and purposes,...
I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about
We must be doing something to be happy.
To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with...
Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements....
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
We are not hypocrites in our sleep
If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If...
Fashion is gentility running away from vulgarity and afraid of being overtaken
No one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves.
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not...
The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors. The first he does not admit...
If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.
Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
The seat of knowledge is in the head; of wisdom, in the heart. We are...