We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor Quotes
There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature.
We talk on principle, but we act on interest
There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
The habitude of pleasing by flattery makes a language soft; the fear of offending by...
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss...
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife; Nature I loved, and, next...
No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
No ashes are lighter than those of incense, and few things burn out sooner.
People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
Consult duty not events.
It is easy to look down on others; to look down on ourselves is the...
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and...
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A...
Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the...
Great men lose somewhat of their greatness by being near us; ordinary men gain much.
The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
Delay in justice is injustice.
We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.