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Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone - but part, while you can read more

Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone - but part, while you can part friends. Bury the carcass of friendship: it is not worth embalming.

by William Hazlitt Found in: Friendship Quotes,
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The public have neither shame nor gratitude.

The public have neither shame nor gratitude.

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We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with gives us courage to proceed, read more

We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with gives us courage to proceed, or damps our efforts.

by William Hazlitt Found in: Observation Quotes,
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We all wear some disguise, make some professions, use some artifice, to set ourselves off as being better than we read more

We all wear some disguise, make some professions, use some artifice, to set ourselves off as being better than we are; and yet it is not denied that we have some good intentions and praiseworthy qualities at bottom.

by William Hazlitt Found in: Disguise Quotes,
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To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with contempt while we are living.

To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with contempt while we are living.

by William Hazlitt Found in: Memory Quotes,
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