William Hazlitt Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old William Hazlitt quotes, William Hazlitt sayings, and William Hazlitt proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart. William Hazlitt
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles. William Hazlitt
Love turns with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust, hatred alone is immortal. William Hazlitt
Poverty is the test of civility and the touchstone of friendship. William Hazlitt
A hair in the head is worth two in the brush. William Hazlitt
As hypocrisy is said to be the highest compliment to virtue, the art of lying is the strongest acknowledgment of the force of truth. William Hazlitt
The art of conversation is the art of hearing as well as of being heard. William Hazlitt
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles. William Hazlitt
You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world William Hazlitt
As is our confidence, so is our capacity. William Hazlitt
Fashion is gentility running away from vulgarity, and afraid of being overtaken. William Hazlitt
No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history. William Hazlitt
The more we do, the more we can do; the more busy we are, the more leisure we have. William Hazlitt
The temple of fame stands upon the grave; the flame upon its altars is kindled from the ashes of the dead. 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
As is our confidence, so is our capacity. William Hazlitt
The mind is like a mechanical instrument that plays a great variety of tunes, but it must play them in succession. William Hazlitt
The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down and requires to be constantly wound up. William Hazlitt
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration. William Hazlitt
Words are the only things that last for ever. William Hazlitt