We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.
Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves.
The public have neither shame or gratitude.
Every one in a crowd has the power to throw dirt: nine out of ten...
There is no one thoroughly despicable. We cannot descend much lower than an idiot; and...
I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about
It is hard for any one to be an honest politician who is not born...
The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as...
Reflection makes men cowards.
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
He is a hypocrite who professes what he does not believe; not he who does...
We can scarcely hate anyone that we know.
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.
If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If...
He who comes up to his own idea of greatness must always have had a...
The English (it must be owned) are rather a foul-mouthed nation.
Without something to hate, we should lose the very spring of thought and action.
To great evils we submit; we resent little provocations
Whatever our creed, we feel that no good deed can by any possibility go unrewarded,...
We can overcome evil with greater good.