A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
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William Hazlitt Quotes
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who has a contempt for poetry, cannot have much respect for himself, or for anything else.
It is not fit that every man should travel it makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.
Prosperity is a great teacher adversity a greater.
The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we judge of ourselves by the same test: for it is on that on which our success in life depends.
To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with us.
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. We cannot force it any more than love.
Every now and then I read a poem that does touch something in me, but I never turn to poetry for solace or pleasure in the way that I throw myself into prose.
I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.
My dad was a militant atheist, or is a militant atheist. My mum was sort of bought up in a religious family because she was a Protestant from Ireland but wasn't especially religious.
A sincere and steadfast co-operation in promoting such a reconstruction of our political system as would provide for the permanent liberty and happiness of the United States.
Have you listened to the radio lately? Have you heard the canned, frozen and processed product being dished up to the world as American popular music today?
War and Peace never stay at a moment.
But no, I don't really like romantic comedies, so I don't really care. I never go see 'em.
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and is not speaking the truth of that - is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?