An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence a vain man, in order that it may.
Quote by William Hazlitt
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William Hazlitt Quotes
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.
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.
Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits.
I would like to spend the whole of my life traveling, if I could anywhere borrow another life to spend at home.
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others!
To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with us.
The humblest painter is a true scholar and the best of scholars the scholar of nature.
Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone - but part, while you can part friends. Bury the carcass of friendship: it is not worth embalming.
Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life.
Life is the art of being well deceived and in order that the deception may succeed it must be habitual and uninterrupted.
Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war.
The immediacy of mystic experience simply means that we know God just as we know other objects. God is not a mathematical entity or a system of concepts mutually related to one another and having no reference to experience.
An unexamined faith is not worth having, for fundamentalism and uncritical certitude entail the rejection of one of the great human gifts: that of free will, of the liberty to make up our own minds based on evidence and tradition and reason.
You're only lonely if you're not there for you.
I'm all about change, and I know things are going to move forward in life, and that's just how it goes.
You should be having more fun in high school, exploring things because you want to explore them and learning because you love learning-not worrying about competition.
I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours.
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
I have reached a place in my life where I need to sit down and say, 'Well, what do I do? What's best for me?' I need to look into options for the future.