Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor Quotes
The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love.
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
Consult duty not events.
No ashes are lighter than those of incense, and few things burn out sooner.
Of all failures, to fail in a witticism is the worst, and the mishap is...
Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the...
No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
We talk on principle, but we act on interest
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife; Nature I loved, and, next...
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice
O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet.
Delay in justice is injustice.
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and...
An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
The wise become as the unwise in the enchanted chambers of Power, whose lamps make...
We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose their direction and begin to bend.
There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.