We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor Quotes
It is easy to look down on others; to look down on ourselves is the...
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss...
We talk on principle, but we act on interest
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife; Nature I loved, and, next...
We talk on principal, but act on motivation.
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to...
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife.
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
The habitude of pleasing by flattery makes a language soft; the fear of offending by...
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A...
An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose their direction and begin to bend.
Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.
Great men always pay deference to greater.
The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
We often fancy that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.