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Quotation by William Hazlitt
I hate to be near the sea, and to hear it roaring and raging like a wild beast in its den. It puts me in mind of the everlasting efforts of the human mind, struggling to be free, and ending just where it began.
William Hazlitt (1778–1830), British essayist. repr. in Collected Works, vol. 11, eds. A.R. Waller and Arnold Glover (1904). "Common Places," no. 60, Literary Examiner (London, Nov. 8, 1823).
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