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William Hazlitt Quotes
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We trifle with, make sport of, and despise those who are attached to us, and follow those that fly from us.
What is popular is not necessarily vulgar; and that which we try to rescue from fatal obscurity had in general much better remain where it is.
Power is pleasure; and pleasure sweetens pain.
The safest kind of praise is to foretell that another will become great in some particular way. It has the greatest show of magnanimity, and the least of it in reality.
Prejudice is never easy unless it can pass itself off for reason.
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied exemption from all prejudice.
Some degree of affection is as necessary to the mind as dress is to the body; we must overact our part in some measure, in order to produce any effect at all.
We all wear some disguise, make some professions, use some artifice, to set ourselves off as being better than we are; and yet it is not denied that we have some good intentions and praiseworthy qualities at bottom.
A proud man is satisfied with his own good opinion, and does not seek to make converts to it.
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