People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor Quotes
An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
Of all failures, to fail in a witticism is the worst, and the mishap is...
Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature.
Great men always pay deference to greater.
The Siren waits thee, singing song for song.
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
We talk on principle, but we act on interest
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
The habitude of pleasing by flattery makes a language soft; the fear of offending by...
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion...
O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet.
A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife; Nature I loved, and, next...
There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to...
No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.