Quotes by William Hazlitt

William Hazlitt

William Hazlitt

English writer

Alive from: 1778-1830

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion.
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    There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may order and drive an individual, but you cannot make him respect you.
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    There is an unseemly exposure of the mind, as well as of the body.
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    There is no one thoroughly despicable. We cannot descend much lower than an idiot; and an idiot has some advantages over a wise man.
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    There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied exemption from all prejudice.
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    There is not a more mean, stupid, dastardly, pitiless, selfish, spiteful, envious, ungrateful animal than the Public. It is the greatest of cowards, for it is afraid of itself.
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    There is nothing more likely to drive a man mad, than the being unable to get rid of the idea of the distinction between right and wrong, and an obstinate, constitutional preference of the true to the agreeable.
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    They are the only honest hypocrites, their life is a voluntary dream, a studied madness.
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    Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves.
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    Those who can command themselves command others.
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    Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves will, in general, become of no more value than their dress.
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    Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
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    To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind to extraordinary sanctity and virtue must seem... ridiculous.
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    To be happy, we must be true to nature, and carry our age along with us.
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    To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with contempt while we are living.
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