We talk on principal, but act on motivation.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor Quotes
Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.
We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
Truth, like the juice of the poppy, in small quantities, calms men; in larger, heats...
We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie...
We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we...
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to...
Consult duty not events.
No ashes are lighter than those of incense, and few things burn out sooner.
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A...
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and...
The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love.
The habitude of pleasing by flattery makes a language soft; the fear of offending by...
Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the...
Delay in justice is injustice.
We often fancy that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion...
There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss...