Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
Quote by William Hazlitt
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William Hazlitt Quotes
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
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.
To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with us.
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.
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust hatred alone is immortal.
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.
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!
The love of liberty is the love of others the love of power is the love of ourselves.
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history.
I can't go to war with paparazzi.
We want to answer this classical question, who am I? So I think that most of our works are for art, or whatever we do, including science or religion, tried to answer that question.
For someone who's had the level of success I've had, there's been very little critical review of my work, which is pretty fascinating.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.
Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.
God creates your life story, then, gives you the pen to write your life story.
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom.