Lest he should wander irretrievably from the right path, he stands still.
More Quotes from William Hazlitt:The great requisite for the prosperous management of ordinary business is the want of imagination.
Comedy naturally wears itself out --destroys the very food on which it lives and by constantly and successfully exposing the follies and weaknesses of mankind to ridicule, in the end leaves itself nothing worth laughing at.
Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a confession of the deficiency it indicates. He who undervalues himself is justly overvalued by others.
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with contempt while we are living.
The best way to procure insults is to submit to them.
Readers Who Like This Quotation Also Like:Based on Keywords: irretrievably
I knew an actor's career goes up and down and back up again. Your standing in this business can't be your whole identity; otherwise, you're doomed.
Painting is the most magical of mediums. The transcendence is truly amazing to me every time I go to a museum and I see how somebody figured another way to rub colored dirt on a flat surface and make space where there is no space or make you think of a life experience.
Age seldom arrives smoothly or quickly. It's more often a succession of jerks.