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.
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If I have not read a book before it is for all intents and purposes new to me whether it was printed yesterday or three hundred years ago.
We can scarcely hate anyone that we know.
A nickname is the heaviest stone that the devil can throw at a man. It is a bugbear to the imagination, and though we do not believe in it, it still haunts our apprehensions.
Genius, like humanity, rusts for want of use.
A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one - they show one another off to the best advantage.
No truly great person ever thought themselves so.