William Hazlitt

William Hazlitt

was an English writer, remembered for his humanistic essays and literary criticism, and as a grammarian and philosopher.
The public have neither shame or gratitude.More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Fashion constantly begins and ends in the two things it abhors most, singularity and vulgarity.More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Those who speak ill of the spiritual life, although they come and go by day, are like the smith's bellows: they take breath but are not alive.More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out.More William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He who expects from a great name in politics, in philosophy, in art, equal greatness in other things, is little versed in human nature. Our strength lies in our weakness. The learned in books are ignorant of the world. He who is ignorant of books is often well acquainted with other things; for life is of the same length in the learned and unlearned; the mind cannot be idle; if it is not taken up with one thing, it attends to another through choice or necessity; and the degree of previous capacity in one class or anotheMore William Hazlitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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