William Hazlitt

William Hazlitt

was an English writer, remembered for his humanistic essays and literary criticism, and as a grammarian and philosopher.
The present is an age of talkers, and not of doers; and the reason is, that the world is growing old. We are so far advanced in the Arts and Sciences, that we live in retrospect, and dote on past achievement.More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own.More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The worst old age is that of the mind.More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is some virtue in almost every vice, except hypocrisy; and even that, while it is a mockery of virtue, is at the same time a compliment to it.More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The secret of the difficulties of those people who make a great deal of money, and yet are always in want of it, is this-they throw it away as soon as they get it on the first whim or extravagance that strikes them, and have nothing left to meet ordinary expenses or discharge old debts.More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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