The incentive to ambition is the love of power.
Quote by William Hazlitt
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William Hazlitt Quotes
If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If we wish to see the insignificance of human learning, we may study his commentators.
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
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.
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.
Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves.
There are few things in which we deceive ourselves more than in the esteem we profess to entertain for our firends. It is little better than a piece of quackery. The truth is, we think of them as we please, that is, as they please or displease us.
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with us.
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
We always live in an uncertain world. What is certain is that the United States will go forward over time.
Every time the government grows we lose more of who we are.
In modern war... you will die like a dog for no good reason.
In many respects, the United States is a great country. Freedom of speech is protected more than in any other country. It is also a very free society.
I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Inconsistencies in men are generally testimony to their immaturity.
The past always seems somehow more golden, more serious, than the present. We tend to forget the partisanship of yesteryear, preferring to re-imagine our history as a sure and steady march toward greatness.
Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.
He is happiest who hath power to gather wisdom from a flower.