"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."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."William Hazlitt on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."William Hazlitt on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."William Hazlitt on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."William Hazlitt on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."William Hazlitt on Ernest Hemingway
"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."