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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.
         
   
F
You will hear more good things on the outside of a stagecoach from London to Oxford than if you were to pass a twelve-month with the undergraduates, or heads of colleges, of that famous university.

R
Women never reason, and therefore they are (comparatively) seldom wrong.
A
Words are the only things that last forever.
N
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my way across the room.
K
We are not satisfied to be right, unless we can prove others to be quite wrong.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: On the Ignorance of the Learned
R: 'Characteristics'
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: Sketches and Essays, "On Prejudice" (1839).
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
   


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