Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
Quote by William Hazlitt
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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!
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust hatred alone is immortal.
Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope. Few are reduced so low as that.
A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one - they show one another off to the best advantage.
The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe from reprisals. And have no hope of rising in their own self esteem but by lowering their neighbors.
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape.
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion.
The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure very much.
My dad used to say, 'Just because you dress up in a coat and tie, it doesn't influence your intelligence.'
It's hard to tell with these Internet startups if they're really interested in building companies or if they're just interested in the money. I can tell you, though: If they don't really want to build a company, they won't luck into it. That's because it's so hard that if you don't have a passion, you'll give up.
I have not supported same-sex marriage. I have supported civil partnerships and contractual relationships.
I'm Jewish. I don't work out. If God had wanted us to bend over, He would have put diamonds on the floor.
The first time I see a jogger smiling, I'll consider it.
Thankfully, due to the United Kingdom and the commitment of the Westminster government we are able to ensure that money brought in, whether it be from the City of London or from North Sea oil, can be pooled and directed to wherever it is needed most. That is what being in the United Kingdom is all about.
I have no time for those who say there is no way Scotland could go it alone. I know first-hand the contribution Scotland and Scots make to Britain's success - so for me there's no question about whether Scotland could be an independent nation.
The symbolic language of the crucifixion is the death of the old paradigm resurrection is a leap into a whole new way of thinking.
Well, just being stupid and politically incorrect doesn't work. You can be politically incorrect if you're smart.
It also allows you to look as though you're not particularly from the present, future or past, either.