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Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Consult duty not events. Consult duty not events. Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: The sweetest souls, like the sweetest flowers, soon The sweetest souls, like the sweetest flowers, soon canker in cities, and no purity is rarer there than the purity of delight. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Belief in the future life is the appetite Belief in the future life is the appetite of reason. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Study is the bane of childhood, the oil Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and a restorative in old age. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Every great writer is a writer of history, Every great writer is a writer of history, let him treat on almost any subject he may. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: I hate false words, and seek with care, I hate false words, and seek with care, difficulty, and moroseness, those that fit the thing. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Delay in justice is injustice. Delay in justice is injustice. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: The deafest man can hear praise, and is The deafest man can hear praise, and is slow to think any an excess. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: When a cat flatters ... he is not When a cat flatters ... he is not insincere: you may safely take it for real kindness. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: I warmed both hands before the fire of I warmed both hands before the fire of life; It sinks, and I am ready to depart. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: We cannot at once catch the applauses of We cannot at once catch the applauses of the vulgar and expect the approbation of the wise. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: A man's vanity tells him what is honor, A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Two evils, of almost equal weight, may befall Two evils, of almost equal weight, may befall the man of erudition; never to be listened to, and to be listened to always. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Goodness does not more certainly make men happy Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Tyrants never perish from tyranny, but always from Tyrants never perish from tyranny, but always from folly,-when their fantasies have built up a palace for which the earth has no foundation. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Ambition does not see the earth she treads Ambition does not see the earth she treads on: The rock and the herbage are of one substance to her. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: No truer word, save God's, was ever spoken,Than No truer word, save God's, was ever spoken,
Than that the largest heart is soonest broken. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: We listen to those whom we know to We listen to those whom we know to be of the same opinion as ourselves, and we call them wise for being of it; but we avoid such as differ from us. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: States, like men, have their growth, their manhood, States, like men, have their growth, their manhood, their decrepitude, their decay. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: What is reading but silent conversation. What is reading but silent conversation. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Children are what the mothers are. Children are what the mothers are. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: The foundation of domestic happiness is faith in The foundation of domestic happiness is faith in the virtue of woman. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: We are no longer happy so soon as We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: A good cook is the peculiar gift of A good cook is the peculiar gift of the gods. He must be a perfect creature from the brain to the palate, from the palate to the finger's end. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: There is a vast deal of vital air There is a vast deal of vital air in loving words. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: The heart that once has been bathed in The heart that once has been bathed in love's pure fountain retains the pulse of youth forever. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Falsehood is for a season. Falsehood is for a season. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose their direction and begin to bend. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: He who first praises a book becomingly is He who first praises a book becomingly is next in merit to the author. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: A little praise is good for a shy A little praise is good for a shy temper; it teaches it to rely on the kindness of others. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: The happiest of pillows is not that which The happiest of pillows is not that which love first presses! it is that which death has frowned on and passed over. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Old trees in their living state are the Old trees in their living state are the only things that money cannot command. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: The highest price we can pay for anything; The highest price we can pay for anything; is to ask it. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Cruelty is the highest pleasure to the cruel Cruelty is the highest pleasure to the cruel man; it is his love. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: If in argument we can make a man If in argument we can make a man angry with us, we have drawn him from his vantage ground and overcome him. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Authors are like cattle going to a fair: Authors are like cattle going to a fair: those of the same field can never move on without butting one another. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked. Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: A mercantile democracy may govern long and widely; A mercantile democracy may govern long and widely; a mercantile aristocracy cannot stand. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: The wise become as the unwise in the The wise become as the unwise in the enchanted chambers of Power, whose lamps make every face the same colour. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: True wit, to every man, is that which True wit, to every man, is that which falls on another. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: As the pearl ripens in the obscurity of As the pearl ripens in the obscurity of its shell, so ripens in the tomb all the fame that is truly precious. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: I never did a single wise thing in I never did a single wise thing in the whole course of my existence, although I have written many which have been thought so. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Wrong is but falsehood put in practice. Wrong is but falsehood put in practice. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: There is nothing on earth divine except humanity. There is nothing on earth divine except humanity. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: When a woman hath ceased to be quite When a woman hath ceased to be quite the same to us, it matters little how different she becomes. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Justice is often pale and melancholy; but Gratitude, Justice is often pale and melancholy; but Gratitude, her daughter, is constantly in the flow of spirits and the bloom of loveliness. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: He who brings ridicule to bear against truth He who brings ridicule to bear against truth finds in his hand a blade without a hilt. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Elizabeth Gaskell: Thought fights with thought; out springs a spark Thought fights with thought; out springs a spark of truth From the collision of the sword and shield.' W. S. LANDOR. — Elizabeth Gaskell
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Prose on certain occasions can bear a great Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry; on the other hand, poetry sinks and swoons under a moderate weight of prose. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Contentment is better than divinations or visions. Contentment is better than divinations or visions. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Death stands above me,Whispering low I know not Death stands above me,
Whispering low I know not what into my ear. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Consciousness of error is, to a certain extent, Consciousness of error is, to a certain extent, a consciousness of understanding; and correction of error is the plainest proof of energy and mastery. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: There is no more certain sign of a There is no more certain sign of a narrow mind, of stupidity, and of arrogance, than to stand aloof from those who think differently from us. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: We talk on principal, but act on motivation. We talk on principal, but act on motivation. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: When the mind loses its feeling for elegance, When the mind loses its feeling for elegance, it grows corrupt and groveling, and seeks in the crowd what ought to be found at home. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: There are proud men of so much delicacy There are proud men of so much delicacy that it almost conceals their pride, and perfectly excuses it. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Next in criminality to him who violates the Next in criminality to him who violates the laws of his country, is he who violates the language. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Fancy is imagination in her youth and adolescence. Fancy is imagination in her youth and adolescence. Fancy is always excursive; imagination, not seldom, is sedate. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Where power is absent we may find the Where power is absent we may find the robe of genius, but we miss the throne. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: Fame, they tell you, is air; but without Fame, they tell you, is air; but without air there is no life for any; without fame there is none for the best. — Walter Savage Landor
Landor Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: We oftener say things because we can say We oftener say things because we can say them well, than because they are sound and reasonable. — Walter Savage Landor