William Hazlitt

1778 - 1830

A Quote by William Hazlitt on leisure

in

The more we do, the more we can do; the more busy we are the more leisure we have.

William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by William Hazlitt on books and purpose

If I have not read a book before, it is, for all intents and purposes, new to me whether it was printed yesterday or three hundred years ago.

William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by William Hazlitt on children, ignorance, and prejudice

Prejudice is the child of ignorance.

William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by William Hazlitt on art

in

The art of pleasing consists in being pleased.

William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)

Source: Round Table.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by William Hazlitt on pleasure and promises

Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.

William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by William Hazlitt on adversity, prosperity, and teachers

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.

William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by William Hazlitt on order

in

We must overact our part in some measure, in order to produce any effect at all.

William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)

Source: "On Cant and Hypocrisy"

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by William Hazlitt on greatness, ideas, and mind

He who comes up to his own idea of greatness must always have had a very low standard of it in mind.

William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by William Hazlitt on determination, judgment, perfection, satisfaction, and success

The surest hindrance of success is to have too high a standard of refinement in our own minds, or too high an opinion of the judgment of the public. He who is determined not to be satisfied with anything short of perfection will never do anything to please himself or others.

William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by William Hazlitt on thought

in

No really great man ever thought himself so.

William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)

Contributed by: Zaady

Syndicate content