The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor Quotes
Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the...
There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
We talk on principle, but we act on interest
Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry; on the other hand,...
An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
Great men always pay deference to greater.
The habitude of pleasing by flattery makes a language soft; the fear of offending by...
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion...
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife.
Delay in justice is injustice.
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A...
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and...
It is easy to look down on others; to look down on ourselves is the...
Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss...
There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie...
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife; Nature I loved, and, next...