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 (1778-1830) English writer
Table Talk: Essays On Men And Manners, “On the Ignorance of the Learned” (1821-22)

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