Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
Quote by William Hazlitt
I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
The smallest pain in our little finger gives us more concern than the destruction of...
The true barbarian is he who thinks everything barbarous but his own tastes and prejudices.
Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone -...
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
If I have not read a book before, it is, for all intents and purposes,...
There are many who talk on from ignorance rather than from knowledge, and who find...
We are not hypocrites in our sleep
People of genius do not excel in any profession because they work in it, they...
No young man ever thinks he shall die.
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal...
There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied exemption from...
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
Some one is generally sure to be the sufferer by a joke.
Life is the art of being well deceived; and in order that the deception may...
A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one - they show one...
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
Reflection makes men cowards.
If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.