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The Dangers Of Political Gossip: William Hazlitt

Those who cannot miss an opportunity of saying a good thing…are not to be trusted with the management of any great question. William Hazlitt 1778-1830 Characteristics (1823) I think most political leaders instinctively know this. Gore Vidal could not be … Continue reading

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Love: William Hazlitt

In her sight there was Elysium; her smile was heaven; her voice was enchantment; the air of love waved round her, breathing balm into my heart; for a little while I had sat with the gods at their golden tables, … Continue reading

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The Love Of Liberty: William Hazlitt

The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves. William Hazlitt 1778-1830 Political Essays (1819) The illustration is copyright: Antonio Guillem via Shutterstock

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