It is easy to look down on others; to look down on ourselves is the difficulty.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Self Examination Quotes
Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss...
Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature.
There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
No ashes are lighter than those of incense, and few things burn out sooner.
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and...
Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion...
O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet.
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice
We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry; on the other hand,...
There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife; Nature I loved, and, next...
We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we...
An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose their direction and begin to bend.
We often fancy that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.