We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
If you think you can win, you can. Faith is necessary to victory.
Love at first sight is only realizing an imagination that has always haunted us; or...
The smallest pain in our little finger gives us more concern than the destruction of...
The English (it must be owned) are rather a foul-mouthed nation.
To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind to extraordinary sanctity and virtue...
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.
We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit.
Genius is a native to the soil where it grows - is fed by the...
He is a hypocrite who professes what he does not believe; not he who does...
Walk groundly, talk profoundly, drink roundly, sleep soundly.
Good temper is an estate for life
Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire...
The perfect joys of heaven do not satisfy the cravings of nature.
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not...
An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in...
We often choose a friend as we do a mistress - for no particular excellence...
The humblest painter is a true scholar; and the best of scholars the scholar of...