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William Hazlitt Quotes
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Death is the greatest evil, because it cuts off hope.
It is better to drink of deep griefs than to taste shallow pleasures.
Those who are pleased with the fewest things know the least, as those who are pleased with everything know nothing.
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my way across the room.
The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness, than the destruction of millions of our fellow-beings.
A life of action and danger moderates the dread of death. It not only gives us fortitude to bear pain, but teaches us at every step the precarious tenure on which we hold our present being.
Wonder at the first sight of works of art may be the effect of ignorance and novelty; but real admiration and permanent delight in them are the growth of taste and knowledge.
The book-worm wraps himself up in his web of verbal generalities, and sees only the glimmering shadows of things reflected from the minds of others.
Persons who undertake to pry into, or cleanse out all the filth of a common sewer, either cannot have very nice noses, or will soon lose them.
To think ill of mankind, and not wish ill to them, is perhaps the highest wisdom and virtue.
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Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
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Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
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Much happiness is overlooked because it doesn't cost anything.
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Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources
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Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.
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