William Hazlitt

William Hazlitt

was an English writer, remembered for his humanistic essays and literary criticism, and as a grammarian and philosopher.
One commending a Tayler for his dexteritie in his profession,
another standing by ratified his opinion, saying tailors had
their business at their fingers' ends.
- William Hazlitt,More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
True friendship is self-love at second-hand.More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If goodness were only a theory, it were a pity it should be lost to the world. There are a number of things, the idea of which is a clear gain to the mind. Let people, for instance, rail at friendship, genius, freedom, as long as they will --the very names of these despised qualities are better than anything else that could be substituted for them, and embalm even the most envenomed satire against them.More William Hazlitt quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No truly great person ever thought themselves so.More William Hazlitt quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A knave thinks himself a fool, all the time he is not making a fool of some other person.More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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