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Thoughts on Shakespeare

Thoughts and reflections on William Shakespeare

The most sensible people to be met with in society are men of business and of the world, who argue from what they see and know, instead of spinning cobweb distinctions of what things ought to be. Women have often more of what is called good sense then men. They have fewer pretensions; are less implicated in theories; and judge of objects more from their immediate and involuntary impression on the mind, and, therefore, more … Continue reading

William Shakespeare’s Reputation

William Shakespeare Reputation from Aforismi Geniali ebook in Italian and English

The characteristic of Chaucer is intensity; of Spenser, remoteness; of Milton, elevation; of Shakespeare, every thing. William Hazlitt If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If we wish to see the insignificance of human learning, we may study his commentators. William Hazlitt If you cannot understand my argument, and declare “It’s Greek to me”, you are quoting Shakespeare; if you claim to be more sinned against than sinning, … Continue reading

Henry Louis Mencken Famous Quotes

Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop. Henry Louis Mencken Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who would want to live in an institution? Henry Louis Mencken Honor is simply the morality of superior men. Henry Louis Mencken No one in this world has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people. Nor has anyone ever lost public office thereby. Henry Louis Mencken … Continue reading