Quotes of William Hazlitt

“ If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ Men of genius do not excel in any profession because they labor in it, but they labor in it because they excel. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ Without the aid of prejudice and custom I should not be able to find my way across the room. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ The way to procure insults is to submit to them: a man meets with no more respect than he exacts. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure much. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ As is our confidence, so is our capacity. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ Zeal will do more than knowledge. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ Simplicity of character is the natural result of profound thought. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ No truly great person ever thought themselves so. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ As is our confidence, so is our capacity. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ 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. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ Envy is a littleness of soul, which cannot see beyond a certain point, and if it does not occupy the whole space, feels itself excluded. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ Travel’s greatest purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ I can enjoy society in a room; but out of doors, nature is company enough for me. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ 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. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ To think ill of mankind and not wish ill to them, is perhaps the highest wisdom and virtue. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ The art of conversation is the art of hearing as well as of being heard. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ Learning is its own exceeding great reward. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as one pleases. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ Those who command themselves, command others. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ The multitude who require to be led, still hate their leaders ”

- William Hazlitt

“ We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are, and what they ought to be. ”

- William Hazlitt
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