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One said he wondered that leather was not dearer than any other
thing. Being demanded a reason: because, saith read more

One said he wondered that leather was not dearer than any other
thing. Being demanded a reason: because, saith he, it is more
stood upon than any other thing in the world.
- William Hazlitt,

by William Hazlitt Found in: Shoemaking Quotes,
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Gallantry to women - the sure road to their favor - is nothing but the appearance of extreme devotion to read more

Gallantry to women - the sure road to their favor - is nothing but the appearance of extreme devotion to all their wants and wishes, a delight in their satisfaction, and a confidence in yourself as being able to contribute toward it

by William Hazlitt Found in: Chivalry Quotes,
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Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.

Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is inmortal.

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A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would make a dupe of himself read more

A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would make a dupe of himself too, if he could.

by William Hazlitt Found in: Hypocrisy Quotes,
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A mighty stream of tendency.

A mighty stream of tendency.

by William Hazlitt Found in: Evolution Quotes,
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