William Hazlitt

William Hazlitt

was an English writer, remembered for his humanistic essays and literary criticism, and as a grammarian and philosopher.
The fear of approaching death, which in youth we imagine must cause inquietude to the aged, is very seldom the source of much uneasiness.More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The confession of our failings is a thankless office. It savors less of sincerity or modesty than of ostentation. It seems as if we thought our weaknesses as good as other people's virtues.More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe from reprisals. And have no hope of rising in their own self esteem but by lowering their neighbors. More William Hazlitt quotes [08/14/2011 03:08:29]
Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity.More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I like a friend the better for having faults that one can talk about.More William Hazlitt quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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