No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor Quotes
A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
We talk on principle, but we act on interest
Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature.
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose their direction and begin to bend.
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to...
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A...
The Siren waits thee, singing song for song.
We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
Consult duty not events.
The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love.
Of all failures, to fail in a witticism is the worst, and the mishap is...
We often fancy that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we...
It is easy to look down on others; to look down on ourselves is the...
There are two persons in the world we never see as they are, one's self...
He who knows himself knows others.