"The humblest painter is a true scholar and the best of scholars the scholar of nature."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."William Hazlitt on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."William Hazlitt on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."William Hazlitt on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."William Hazlitt on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."William Hazlitt on Dalai Lama
"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."