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
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and...
There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
No ashes are lighter than those of incense, and few things burn out sooner.
Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose their direction and begin to bend.
Delay in justice is injustice.
Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry; on the other hand,...
Of all failures, to fail in a witticism is the worst, and the mishap is...
O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet.
An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife.
Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature.
The wise become as the unwise in the enchanted chambers of Power, whose lamps make...
Great men lose somewhat of their greatness by being near us; ordinary men gain much.
Truth, like the juice of the poppy, in small quantities, calms men; in larger, heats...
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss...
The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
Consult duty not events.