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William Hazlitt

William Hazlitt (10 April 1778 – 18 September 1830) was an English writer, drama and literary critic, painter, social commentator, and philosopher. He is now considered one of the greatest critics and essayists in the history of the English language, placed in the company of Samuel Johnson and George Orwell. He is also acknowledged as the finest art critic of his age. Despite his high standing among historians of literature and art, his work is currently little read and mostly out of print.

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

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The more we do, the more we can do.

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He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.

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We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.

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

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The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we judge of ourselves by the same t ...

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If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.

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

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

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Confidence gives a fool the advantage over a wise man.

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Words are the only things that last for ever.

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Hope is the best possession.

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Faith is necessary to victory.

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No really great man ever thought himself so.

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A thought must tell at once, or not at all.

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