William Hazlitt Quotes

A nickname is the hardest stone that the devil can throw at a man.

William Hazlitt

Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.

William Hazlitt

Affectation is as necessary to the mind as dress is to the body

William Hazlitt

Fashion is gentility running away from vulgarity and afraid of being overtaken

William Hazlitt

Memory cannot exist without endurance of the things perceived, and the thing perceived cannot remain where it has never been.

William Hazlitt

If goodness were only a theory, it were a pity it should be lost to the world. There are a number of things, the idea of which is a clear gain to the mind. Let people, for instance, rail at friendship, genius, freedom, as long as they will --the very names of these despised qualities are better than anything else that could be substituted for them, and embalm even the most envenomed satire against them.

William Hazlitt

There are many who talk on from ignorance rather than from knowledge, and who find the former an inexhaustible fund of conversation

William Hazlitt

Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.

William Hazlitt

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