My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss them.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor Quotes
The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.
Consult duty not events.
Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion...
It is easy to look down on others; to look down on ourselves is the...
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and...
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to...
Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the...
Great men lose somewhat of their greatness by being near us; ordinary men gain much.
A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we...
Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.
No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
Delay in justice is injustice.
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife; Nature I loved, and, next...
An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
No ashes are lighter than those of incense, and few things burn out sooner.
We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
The Siren waits thee, singing song for song.