When a thing ceases to be a subject of controversy, it ceases to be a subject of interest.
Quote by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt Quotes
Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a confession of the deficiency it...
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire...
The incentive to ambition is the love of power.
We must be doing something to be happy.
The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure...
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
The most learned are often the most narrow minded.
You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures...
As is our confidence, so is our capacity.
Everything is in motion. Everything flows. Everything is vibrating.
A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one - they show one...
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
Without something to hate, we should lose the very spring of thought and action.
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
There is no one thoroughly despicable. We cannot descend much lower than an idiot; and...
No wise man can have a contempt for the prejudices of others; and he should...
If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If...
Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their...
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Everything we enjoy in society is a direct result of the accumulated learning derived from...