The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the destruction of millions of our fellow-beings.
More Quotes from William Hazlitt:The public have neither shame or gratitude.
He indeed cloys with sweetness he obscures with splendour he fatigues with gaiety. We are stifled on beds of roses.
The ignorance of the world leaves one at the mercy of its malice.
There are many who talk on from ignorance rather than from knowledge, and who find the former an inexhaustible fund of conversation.
We are all of us, more or less, the slaves of opinion.
I do not think that what is called Love at first sight is so great an absurdity as it is sometimes imagined to be. We generally make up our minds beforehand to the sort of person we should like, grave or gay, black, brown, or fair. . .
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