William Hazlitt Quote

We are fonder of visiting our friends in health than in sickness. We judge less favorably of their characters when any misfortune happens to them; and a lucky hit, either in business or reputation, improves even their personal appearance in our eyes.


Characteristics: in the manner of Rochefoucault's Maxims [by W. Hazlitt]. (ed. 1837)

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We are fonder of visiting our friends in health than in sickness. We judge less favorably of their characters when any misfortune happens to them;...

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We are fonder of visiting our friends in health than in sickness. We judge less favorably of their characters when any misfortune happens to them;...

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We are fonder of visiting our friends in health than in sickness. We judge less favorably of their characters when any misfortune happens to them;...

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We are fonder of visiting our friends in health than in sickness. We judge less favorably of their characters when any misfortune happens to them;...