We are not hypocrites in our sleep
Quote by William Hazlitt
Reflection makes men cowards.
Every one in a crowd has the power to throw dirt: nine out of ten...
The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out.
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
I should like to spend the whole of my life in traveling abroad, if I...
Prejudice is never easy unless it can pass itself off for reason
To get others to come into our ways of thinking, we must go over to...
Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life.
As hypocrisy is said to be the highest compliment to virtue, the art of lying...
The public is so in awe of its own opinion that it never dares to...
Those who speak ill of the spiritual life, although they come and go by day,...
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
The ignorance of the world leaves one at the mercy of its malice
So I have loitered my life away, reading books, looking at pictures, going to plays,...
One shining quality lends a lustre to another, or hides some glaring defect.
To great evils we submit; we resent little provocations
I'm not smart, but I like to observe. Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton...
Dr. Johnson was a lazy learned man who liked to think and talk better than...
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.