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.
Sometimes, the best way to help someone is just to be near them.
Love is the ultimate outlaw. It just won’t adhere to any rules. The most any of us can do is to sign on as its accomplice. Instead of vowing to honor and obey, maybe we should swear to aid and abet. That would mean that security is out of the question. The words “make” and “stay” become inappropriate. My love for you has no strings attached. I love you for free.
Never reach out your hand unless you're willing to extend an arm.