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Quotation by William Hazlitt
The present is an age of talkers, and not of doers; and the reason is, that the world is growing old. We are so far advanced in the Arts and Sciences, that we live in retrospect, and dote on past achievement.
William Hazlitt (1778–1830), British essayist. The Spirit of the Age, "Coleridge," (1825).
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