There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie within it.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor Quotes
It is easy to look down on others; to look down on ourselves is the...
The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love.
Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.
Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.
The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
No ashes are lighter than those of incense, and few things burn out sooner.
We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to...
The wise become as the unwise in the enchanted chambers of Power, whose lamps make...
Truth, like the juice of the poppy, in small quantities, calms men; in larger, heats...
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
No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
Consult duty not events.
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
Great men lose somewhat of their greatness by being near us; ordinary men gain much.
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose their direction and begin to bend.
We talk on principal, but act on motivation.
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.