I strove with none; for none was worth my strife.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor Quotes
People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
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...
Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.
The wise become as the unwise in the enchanted chambers of Power, whose lamps make...
An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
Of all failures, to fail in a witticism is the worst, and the mishap is...
The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
It is easy to look down on others; to look down on ourselves is the...
We often fancy that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet.
The habitude of pleasing by flattery makes a language soft; the fear of offending by...
Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature.
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss...
Great men always pay deference to greater.
We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
Delay in justice is injustice.
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice
Vanity is so secure in the heart of man that everyone wants to be admired:...
I observe that a very large portion of the human race does not believe in...