William Hazlitt (10 April 1778 - 18 September 1830) was an English writer remembered for his humanistic essays and literary criticism, often esteemed the greatest English literary critic after Samuel Johnson. Indeed, Hazlitt's ... more
We grow tired of everything but turning others into ridicule, and congratulating ourselves on their defects.
The smallest pain in our little finger gives us more concern than the destruction of millions of our fellow beings.
Those who can command themselves command others.