Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my way across the room
Quote by William Hazlitt
No wise man can have a contempt for the prejudices of others; and he should...
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about
The dupe of friendship, and the fool of love; have I not reason to hate...
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.
The person whose doors I enter with most pleasure, and quit with most regret, never...
The perfect joys of heaven do not satisfy the cravings of nature.
Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
The only vice that cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is...
No truly great person ever thought themselves so.
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.
Dr. Johnson was a lazy learned man who liked to think and talk better than...
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.
One is always more vexed at losing a game of any sort by a single...
Perhaps the best cure for the fear of death is to reflect that life has...
No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of...
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every...
Learning is its own exceeding great reward.