There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor Quotes
We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and...
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss...
Great men lose somewhat of their greatness by being near us; ordinary men gain much.
It is easy to look down on others; to look down on ourselves is the...
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet.
We talk on principle, but we act on interest
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A...
There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie...
Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature.
There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose their direction and begin to bend.
Truth, like the juice of the poppy, in small quantities, calms men; in larger, heats...
Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry; on the other hand,...
We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
No ashes are lighter than those of incense, and few things burn out sooner.
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.