No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor Quotes
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and...
There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
We talk on principle, but we act on interest
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...
Of all failures, to fail in a witticism is the worst, and the mishap is...
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss...
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.
An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife.
We talk on principal, but act on motivation.
O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet.
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.
The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie...
We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.