Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
Quote by William Hazlitt
The only vice that cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is...
If you think you can win, you can. Faith is necessary to victory.
A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.
To think ill of mankind and not wish ill to them, is perhaps the highest...
Genius, like humanity, rusts for want of use.
So I have loitered my life away, reading books, looking at pictures, going to plays,...
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every...
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it.
One is always more vexed at losing a game of any sort by a single...
There are many who talk on from ignorance rather than from knowledge, and who find...
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
Those who can command themselves command others.
As hypocrisy is said to be the highest compliment to virtue, the art of lying...
We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with...
The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe...
We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit.
Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the...
We often choose a friend as we do a mistress - for no particular excellence...