Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my way across the room
Quote by William Hazlitt
We are not hypocrites in our sleep.
A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.
The English (it must be owned) are rather a foul-mouthed nation.
Prejudice is never easy unless it can pass itself off for reason
As is our confidence, so is our capacity.
If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If...
It is not the errors of others, but our own miscalculations, on which we wreak...
Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his time ready to...
If I have not read a book before, it is, for all intents and purposes,...
A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would...
It is hard for any one to be an honest politician who is not born...
There are many who talk on from ignorance rather than from knowledge, and who find...
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
I would like to spend the whole of my life traveling, if I could anywhere...
The busier we are the more leisure we have.
Those who speak ill of the spiritual life, although they come and go by day,...
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
It is false zeal to keep truth while wounding charity
I do not love a man who is zealous for nothing
Through zeal, knowledge is gotten; through lack of zeal, knowledge is lost; let a man...