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Quotes by William Hazlitt


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Quotes by William Hazlitt :

A scholar
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every one that can read in it.
William Hazlitt | language

A wise traveler
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
William Hazlitt | travel

An honest man
An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offense; a vain man, in order that it may.
William Hazlitt | truth

Books
Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own.
William Hazlitt | education

Cunning
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
William Hazlitt | weakness

Deception
Life is the art of being well deceived; and in order that the deception may succeed it must be habitual and uninterrupted.
William Hazlitt | life

Fame
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.
William Hazlitt | pride

Grace in women
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
William Hazlitt | men and women

Human genius
If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If we wish to see the insignificance of human learning, we may study his commentators.
William Hazlitt | intelligence

It is not fit
It is not fit that every man should travel; it makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.
William Hazlitt | travel

Miracles
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
William Hazlitt | smile

Part friends
Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone - but part, while you can part friends. Bury the carcass of friendship: it is not worth embalming.
William Hazlitt | friendship

Rusts for want of use
Genius, like humanity, rusts for want of use.
William Hazlitt | intelligence

Secret pride in every human heart
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.
William Hazlitt | pride

Smart enough
I'm not smart, but I like to observe. Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.
William Hazlitt | intelligence

Undervalued
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
William Hazlitt | motivational

You can win
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
William Hazlitt | motivational

You know
You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.
William Hazlitt | travel

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