My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss them.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Consult duty not events.
The habitude of pleasing by flattery makes a language soft; the fear of offending by...
Great men always pay deference to greater.
People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
Of all failures, to fail in a witticism is the worst, and the mishap is...
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A...
There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
Delay in justice is injustice.
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife; Nature I loved, and, next...
Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
We talk on principle, but we act on interest
No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie...
There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss...
We talk on principal, but act on motivation.
Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature.
An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.