Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Delay in justice is injustice.
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to...
Consult duty not events.
We talk on principle, but we act on interest
Truth, like the juice of the poppy, in small quantities, calms men; in larger, heats...
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A...
Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion...
There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry; on the other hand,...
There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie...
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and...
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.
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife.
There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we...
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss...
No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.