William Hazlitt was an English writer remembered for his humanistic essays and literary criticism. Hazlitt was a promninent English literary critic, grammarian and philosopher.
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“I like a person who knows his own mind and sticks to it; who sees at once what, in given circumstances, is to be done, and does it.”
“Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.”
“A man knows his companion in a long journey and a little inn.”
“The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the destruction of millions of our fellow beings”
“When I am in the country I wish to vegetate like the country”
“Violent antipathies are always suspicious, and betray a secret affinity.”
“There is not a more mean, stupid, dastardly, pitiful, selfish, spiteful, envious, ungrateful animal than the Public. It is the greatest of cowards, for it is afraid of itself.”
“There was a time when we were not: this gives us no concern - why then should it trouble us that a time will come when we shall cease to be?”
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“We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.”
“I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about”
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