Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion as in commerce.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor Quotes
There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie...
We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we...
There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to...
We talk on principal, but act on motivation.
O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet.
People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
The habitude of pleasing by flattery makes a language soft; the fear of offending by...
Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature.
We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
Consult duty not events.
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and...
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A...
Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame;...
If I weren't as talented as I am ambitious, I would be a gross monstrosity.
Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the...