Quotes by English Poet Walter Savage Landor


We are no longer happy as soon as we wish to be happier. Walter Savage Landor

We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love. Walter Savage Landor

We talk on principal, but act on motivation. Walter Savage Landor

Consult duty not events. Walter Savage Landor

I strove with none; for none was worth my strife. Walter Savage Landor

People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend. Walter Savage Landor

The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander. Walter Savage Landor

Great men always pay deference to greater. Walter Savage Landor

A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice. Walter Savage Landor

In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always. Walter Savage Landor

Wrong is but falsehood put in practice. Walter Savage Landor

Absence and death are the same -- only that in death there is no suffering. Walter Savage Landor

O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet. Walter Savage Landor
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The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love. Walter Savage Landor

Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature. Never is life so low or so little as when occupied with the present. Walter Savage Landor

We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we are contented. Walter Savage Landor

There is nothing on earth divine except humanity. Walter Savage Landor

What is reading, but silent conversation. Walter Savage Landor

My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss them. Walter Savage Landor

No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable. Walter Savage Landor


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