Walter Savage Landor

Walter Savage Landor

British poet

Lived from: 1775-1864

Category: Poets (Contemporary)

Quotes: Walter Savage Landor

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    A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
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    Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.
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    An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
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    Consult duty not events.
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    Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature. Never is life so low or so little as when occupied with the present.
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    Great men always pay deference to greater.
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    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.
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    I strove with none; for none was worth my strife.
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    I warmed both hands before the fire of life; It sinks, and I am ready to depart.
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    In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
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    Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven.
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    My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss them.
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    No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
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    O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet.
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    People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
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