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
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife.
No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice
Great men always pay deference to greater.
Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature.
No ashes are lighter than those of incense, and few things burn out sooner.
O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet.
The wise become as the unwise in the enchanted chambers of Power, whose lamps make...
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose their direction and begin to bend.
An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and...
The habitude of pleasing by flattery makes a language soft; the fear of offending by...
We talk on principal, but act on motivation.
A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
Truth, like the juice of the poppy, in small quantities, calms men; in larger, heats...
Everything in excess is opposed to nature.
In everything the middle course is best: all things in excess bring trouble to men.
Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle to live up to his...