Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and a restorative in old age
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Great men always pay deference to greater.
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and...
The Siren waits thee, singing song for song.
Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the...
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to...
Great men lose somewhat of their greatness by being near us; ordinary men gain much.
Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A...
We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love.
There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie...
Delay in justice is injustice.
An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
We talk on principle, but we act on interest
There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet.
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
We talk on principal, but act on motivation.
Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry; on the other hand,...
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose their direction and begin to bend.