Quotes by Walter Savage Landor
- Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to think himself wiser than the wisest who think differently from him.
- Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion as in commerce.
- Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature.
- Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.
- In argument, truth always prevails finally in politics, falsehood always.
- Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven.
- 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.
- Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and a restorative in old age.
- The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love.
- We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.