A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
Quote by William Hazlitt
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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.
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may order and drive an individual, but you cannot make him respect you.
To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with us.
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with gives us courage to proceed, or damps our efforts.
Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life.
You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust hatred alone is immortal.
Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements. I have known the breach of a promise to dine or sup to break up more than one intimacy.
I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.
Too much and too little wine. Give him none, he cannot find truth give him too much, the same.
Books are not men and yet they stay alive.
There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
Feminism is a word that I identify with. The term has become synonymous with vitriolic man-hating but it needs to come back to a place where both men and women can embrace it. It is particularly important for women in developing countries.
A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanging, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in colour and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Talk to people in their own language. If you do it well, they'll say, 'God, he said exactly what I was thinking.' And when they begin to respect you, they'll follow you to the death.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
I never expected to get the Tom Jones treatment and it amazes me that I do. Strangely it's women who throw their underwear at me when I'm performing live. My male fans tend to be quite shy. My female fans are wild. I never know what to do with all the lingerie that lands at my feet. Maybe I should open a shop.
In discussions around the hiring and firing of Black faculty at universities, the charge is frequently heard that Black women are more easily hired than are Black men.