"Rules and models destroy genius and art."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."William Hazlitt on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."William Hazlitt on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."William Hazlitt on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."William Hazlitt on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."William Hazlitt on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"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."
"Life is the art of being well deceived and in order that the deception may succeed it must be habitual and uninterrupted."