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William Hazlitt
(1778-1830) born on
Apr 10
English writer, essayist. He wrote "Characters of Shakespeare's Plays," 1817; also noted for essays on value of humanity.
         
   
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A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every one that can read in it.

R
A great mind is one that can forget or look beyond itself.
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A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means.
N
Almost every sect of Christianity is a perversion of its essence, to accomodate it to the prejudices of the world.
K
A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would make a dupe of himself too, if he could.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: The Round Table, "On the Causes of Methodism" (1817).
K: Characteristics: In the Manner of Rochefoucault's Maxims, no. 398 (1823; repr. in The Complete Works of William Hazlitt, vol. 9, ed. by P.P. Howe, 1932).
   


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