We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Learning is its own exceeding great reward.
Walk groundly, talk profoundly, drink roundly, sleep soundly.
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my...
The most learned are often the most narrow minded.
The way to procure insults is to submit to them: a man meets with no...
To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with...
The person whose doors I enter with most pleasure, and quit with most regret, never...
Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements....
There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may...
Reflection makes men cowards.
A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end...
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.
Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who...
A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.
Perhaps the best cure for the fear of death is to reflect that life has...
Almost every sect of Christianity is a perversion of its essence, to accommodate it to...
Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
Zeal will do more than knowledge.