An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor Quotes
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice
There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
The wise become as the unwise in the enchanted chambers of Power, whose lamps make...
People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A...
We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we...
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and...
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife.
No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
Consult duty not events.
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife; Nature I loved, and, next...
Of all failures, to fail in a witticism is the worst, and the mishap is...
We often fancy that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
Truth, like the juice of the poppy, in small quantities, calms men; in larger, heats...
It is easy to look down on others; to look down on ourselves is the...
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to...
Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.
Great men always pay deference to greater.