Quotes by William Hazlitt

William Hazlitt

William Hazlitt

English writer

Alive from: 1778-1830

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in it. We are more angry at undeserved than at deserved good-fortune.
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    Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others!
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    Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.
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    Every one in a crowd has the power to throw dirt; none out of ten have the inclination.
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    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.
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    Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements. I have known the breach of a promise to dine or sup to break up more than one intimacy.
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    Gallantry to women - the sure road to their favor - is nothing but the appearance of extreme devotion to all their wants and wishes, a delight in their satisfaction, and a confidence in yourself as being able to contribute toward it.
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    General principles are not the less true or important because from their nature they elude immediate observation; they are like the air, which is not the less necessary because we neither see nor feel it.
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    Good temper is an estate for life.
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    Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.
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    Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul.
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    Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
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    Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
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    Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts.
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    He talked on for ever; and you wished him to talk on for ever.
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