A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor Quotes
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and...
Truth, like the juice of the poppy, in small quantities, calms men; in larger, heats...
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife.
Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion...
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to...
The habitude of pleasing by flattery makes a language soft; the fear of offending by...
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A...
There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie...
Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry; on the other hand,...
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose their direction and begin to bend.
The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we...
Consult duty not events.
No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
We often fancy that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss...