More From William Hazlitt
- "Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape."
- "Grace in women has more effect than beauty."
- "Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his time ready to fight to the death against popery, without knowing whether popery was a man or a horse."
More In Best
- "It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen."― George MacDonald
- "I believe in prayer. It’s the best way we have to draw strength from heaven."― Josephine Baker
- "A lot of folks believe their best years are behind them. But I want Americans to recognize that’s not true."― Mehmet Oz