We must be doing something to be happy.
Quote by William Hazlitt
It is not the errors of others, but our own miscalculations, on which we wreak...
The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out.
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.
No one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves.
When a thing ceases to be a subject of controversy, it ceases to be a...
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.
We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit.
I like a friend the better for having faults that one can talk about.
The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or it...
A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would...
Those who speak ill of the spiritual life, although they come and go by day,...
The only vice that cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is...
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal...
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
To great evils we submit; we resent little provocations
An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in...
To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind to extraordinary sanctity and virtue...
Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope....