William Hazlitt

1778 - 1830

A Quote by William Hazlitt on mankind

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If mankind had wished for what is right, they might have had it long ago.

William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)

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A Quote by William Hazlitt on words

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Words are the only things that last forever.

William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)

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A Quote by William Hazlitt on leisure

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The more we do, the more we can do; the more busy we are the more leisure we have.

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A Quote by William Hazlitt on art

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The art of pleasing consists in being pleased.

William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)

Source: Round Table.

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A Quote by William Hazlitt on pleasure and promises

Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.

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A Quote by William Hazlitt on adversity, prosperity, and teachers

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.

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A Quote by William Hazlitt on order

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We must overact our part in some measure, in order to produce any effect at all.

William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)

Source: "On Cant and Hypocrisy"

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A Quote by William Hazlitt on body and mind

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There is an unseemly exposure of the mind, as well as of the body.

William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)

Source: Sketches and Essays, On Disagreeable People

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A Quote by William Hazlitt on mind

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The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requires to be constantly wound up.

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A Quote by William Hazlitt on greatness, ideas, and mind

He who comes up to his own idea of greatness must always have had a very low standard of it in mind.

William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)

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