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 delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
Great men lose somewhat of their greatness by being near us; ordinary men gain much.
We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we...
People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
We talk on principal, but act on motivation.
There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
Of all failures, to fail in a witticism is the worst, and the mishap is...
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss...
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
The Siren waits thee, singing song for song.
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A...
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to...
It is easy to look down on others; to look down on ourselves is the...
No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
Consult duty not events.
We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
Great men always pay deference to greater.
There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie...