William Hazlitt (10 April 1778 – 18 September 1830) was an English essayist, drama and literary critic, painter, social commentator, and philosopher. He is now considered one of the greatest critics and essayists in the history of the English language, placed in the company of Samuel Johnson and George Orwell....
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure very much.
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
Anything simple always interests me.
To be interested solely in technique would be a very superficial thing to me.