"We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with gives us courage to proceed, or damps our efforts."
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition."William Hazlitt on Steve Jobs
"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'"William Hazlitt on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."William Hazlitt on Nelson Mandela
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."William Hazlitt on Winston Churchill
"There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right."William Hazlitt on Ronald Reagan
"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."