William Hazlitt

William Hazlitt

was an English writer, remembered for his humanistic essays and literary criticism, and as a grammarian and philosopher.
Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts.More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Any one may mouth out a passage with a theatrical cadence, or get upon stilts to tell his thoughts; but to write or speak with propriety and simplicity is a more difficult task. Thus it is easy to affect a pompous style, to use a word twice as big as the thing you want to express; it is not so easy to pitch upon the very word that exactly fits it.More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Prejudice is never easy unless it can pass itself off for reason.More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I would like to spend the whole of my life traveling, if I could anywhere borrow another life to spend at home.More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied exemption from all prejudice.More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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