We talk on principle, but we act on interest
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet.
No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
Delay in justice is injustice.
The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A...
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.
Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry; on the other hand,...
Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.
The wise become as the unwise in the enchanted chambers of Power, whose lamps make...
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose their direction and begin to bend.
We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we...
It is easy to look down on others; to look down on ourselves is the...
Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the...
There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie...
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice
A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature.
An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.