64 Total Quotes

Walter Landor Quotes

Walter Landor,
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss them.
Walter Landor,
#Thoughts And Thinking

Walter Landor,
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A grave to rest in, and a fading name!
Walter Landor,
#Ambition

Walter Landor,
Be always displeased at what thou art, if thou desire to attain to what thou art not; for where thou hast pleased thyself, there thou abidest.
Walter Landor,
#Contentment #Art

Walter 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 Landor,
#Future

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

Walter Landor,
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
Walter Landor,
#Ambition

Walter Landor,
A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
Walter Landor,
#Solitude #Audience

Walter Landor,
Wrong is but falsehood put in practice.
Walter Landor,
#Wrong #Falsehood

Walter Landor,
Heat and animosity, contest and conflict, may sharpen the wits, although they rarely do; they never strengthen the understanding, clear the perspicacity, guide the judgment, or improve the heart.
Walter Landor,
#Argument

Walter Landor,
The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love.
Walter Landor,
#Anger

Walter Landor,
An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
Walter Landor,
#Mind #Merit

Walter Landor,
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and a restorative in old age
Walter Landor,
#Adulthood

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

Walter Landor,
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife; Nature I loved, and, next to Nature, Art; I warmed both hands before the fire of life; It sinks, and I am ready to depart
Walter Landor,
#Art

Walter Landor,
No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
Walter Landor,
#Busyness

Walter Landor,
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
Walter Landor,
#Politicians And Politics #Argument

Walter Landor,
Delay in justice is injustice
Walter Landor,
#Delay

Walter Landor,
Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven.
Walter Landor,
#Art

Walter Landor,
There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
Walter Landor,
#Humankind

Walter Landor,
Consult duty not events.
Walter Landor,
#Duty

Walter Landor,
We often fancy that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love
Walter Landor,
#Love

Walter Landor,
O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet.
Walter Landor,
#Age And Aging

Walter Landor,
Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature
Walter Landor,
#Human Nature

Walter Landor,
Great men lose somewhat of their greatness by being near us; ordinary men gain much
Walter Landor,
#Greatness

Walter Landor,
Absence and death are the same -- only that in death there is no suffering.
Walter Landor,
#American President Quotes