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William Hazlitt Quotes
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The wretched are in this respect fortunate, that they have the strongest yearnings after happiness; and to desire is in some sense to enjoy.
We are not hypocrites in our sleep.
We often forget our dreams so speedily: if we cannot catch them as they are passing out at the door, we never set eyes on them again.
It is better to be able neither to read nor write than to be able to do nothing else.
That which any one has been long learning unwillingly, he unlearns with proportionable eagerness and haste.
The difference between the vanity of a Frenchman and an Englishman seems to be this: the one thinks everything right that is French, the other thinks everything wrong that is not English.
Men of genius do not excel in any profession because they labour in it, but they labour in it because they excel.
One shining quality lends a lustre to another, or hides some glaring defect.
You know more of a road by having travelled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.
One is always more vexed at losing a game of any sort by a single hole or ace, than if one has never had a chance of winning it.
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Marriage is the only war in which you sleep with the enemy.
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Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
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Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.
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