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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

Quotes on America (part 1)

Quotes on America (part 1)

England and America are two countries separated by the same language. George Bernard Shaw An asylum for the sane would be empty in America. George Bernard Shaw All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation. John Adams I always consider the settlement of America … Continue reading