"No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."William Hazlitt on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."William Hazlitt on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."William Hazlitt on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."William Hazlitt on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."William Hazlitt on Thomas Jefferson
"To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with us."
"Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust hatred alone is immortal."
"Rules and models destroy genius and art."
"The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure very much."
"Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses."