We grow tired of everything but turning others into ridicule, and congratulating ourselves on their defects.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
I would like to spend the whole of my life traveling, if I could anywhere...
An accomplished coquette excites the passions of others, in proportion as she feels none herself
So I have loitered my life away, reading books, looking at pictures, going to plays,...
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as...
Genius not only diagnoses the situation but supplies the answers.
To think ill of mankind and not wish ill to them, is perhaps the highest...
The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out.
The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or it...
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
The perfect joys of heaven do not satisfy the cravings of nature.
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not...
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security...
No truly great person ever thought themselves so.
We can scarcely hate anyone that we know.
I hate to be near the sea, and to hear it roaring and raging like...
People hate as they love, unreasonably.
A good hater; a good lover