No ashes are lighter than those of incense, and few things burn out sooner.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor Quotes
We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
Great men lose somewhat of their greatness by being near us; ordinary men gain much.
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
We often fancy that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and...
The wise become as the unwise in the enchanted chambers of Power, whose lamps make...
The habitude of pleasing by flattery makes a language soft; the fear of offending by...
Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the...
Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife.
Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.
The Siren waits thee, singing song for song.
There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie...
Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion...
No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to...
The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love.
Consult duty not events.