We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we are contented.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor Quotes
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife; Nature I loved, and, next...
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice
No ashes are lighter than those of incense, and few things burn out sooner.
There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie...
Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.
A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet.
We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss...
The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love.
We talk on principal, but act on motivation.
Truth, like the juice of the poppy, in small quantities, calms men; in larger, heats...
Great men always pay deference to greater.
We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
It is easy to look down on others; to look down on ourselves is the...
If any speak ill of thee, fly home to thy own conscience and examine thy...
There are two persons in the world we never see as they are, one's self...
When you descant on the faults of others, consider whether you be not guilty of...