We often fancy that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor Quotes
O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet.
People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose their direction and begin to bend.
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife.
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A...
Consult duty not events.
Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion...
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and...
Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.
Great men always pay deference to greater.
No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
Of all failures, to fail in a witticism is the worst, and the mishap is...
We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry; on the other hand,...
A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice
In heaven I yearn for knowledge, account all else inanity; On earth I confess an...
That is the happiest conversation where there is no competition, no vanity, but a calm,...
Vanity is my favourite sin.