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William Hazlitt's Profile

Brief about William Hazlitt: By info that we know William Hazlitt was born at 1970-01-01. And also William Hazlitt is English Critic.

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To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it.

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Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.

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We often choose a friend as we do a mistress - for no particular excellence in themselves, but merely from some circumstance that flatters our self-love.

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An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in order that it may.

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Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.

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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.

Tags: After, Friends, Friendship

As is our confidence, so is our capacity.

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Almost every sect of Christianity is a perversion of its essence, to accommodate it to the prejudices of the world.

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Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is immortal.

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Rules and models destroy genius and art.

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There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. We cannot force it any more than love.

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

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

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

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The smallest pain in our little finger gives us more concern than the destruction of millions of our fellow beings.

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Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul.

Tags: Expression, Grace, Soul

If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.

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The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as one pleases.

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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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Those who speak ill of the spiritual life, although they come and go by day, are like the smith's bellows: they take breath but are not alive.

Tags: Life, Speak, Spiritual