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A nickname is the heaviest stone that the devil can throw at a man. It is a bugbear to the imagination, and though we do not believe in it, it still haunts our apprehensions.

William Hazlitt

William Hazlitt (10 April 1778 – 18 September 1830) was an English writer, drama and literary critic, painter, social commentator, and philosopher. He is now considered one of the greatest critics and essayists in the history of the English language, placed in the company of Samuel Johnson and George Orwell. He is also acknowledged as the finest art critic of his age.

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A wise traveler never despises his own country.
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A gentle word a kind look a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.

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