The wise become as the unwise in the enchanted chambers of Power, whose lamps make every face the same colour.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet.
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss...
Truth, like the juice of the poppy, in small quantities, calms men; in larger, heats...
Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the...
There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
Great men lose somewhat of their greatness by being near us; ordinary men gain much.
The Siren waits thee, singing song for song.
Great men always pay deference to greater.
People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A...
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice
We talk on principal, but act on motivation.
Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature.
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to...
There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife; Nature I loved, and, next...
A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.