We never do anything well till we cease to think about the manner of doing it.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation.
That which is not, shall never be; that which is, shall never cease to be....
We grow tired of everything but turning others into ridicule, and congratulating ourselves on their...
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...
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
There are only three pleasures in life pure and lasting, and all derived from inanimate...
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a confession of the deficiency it...
It is not the errors of others, but our own miscalculations, on which we wreak...
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
Principle is a passion for truth
The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the...
The seat of knowledge is in the head; of wisdom, in the heart. We are...
Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my...