Quotes by William Hazlitt

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Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a confession of the deficiency it indicates. He who undervalues himself is justly overvalued by others.
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 humility  

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Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater.
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Just as much as we see in others we have in ourselves.
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The love of liberty is the love of others the love of power is the love of ourselves.
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 love  

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Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
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Of all eloquence a nickname is the most concise; of all arguments the most unanswerable.
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Our repugnance to death increases in proportion to our consciousness of having lived in vain.
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 carpe-diem  

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Envy is a littleness of soul, which cannot see beyond a certain point, and if it does not occupy the whole space feels itself excluded.
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When I am in the country I wish to vegetate like the country.
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Prosperity is a great teacher adversity a greater.
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