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Walter Savage Landor – 10 Quotes

 

10 Quotes by Walter Savage Landor

 

Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and a restorative in old age.

– Walter Savage Landor


The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love.

– Walter Savage 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 Savage Landor


Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature.

– Walter Savage Landor


Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.

– Walter Savage Landor


We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.

– Walter Savage Landor


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


In argument, truth always prevails finally in politics, falsehood always.

– 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.

– Walter Savage Landor


Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion as in commerce.

– Walter Savage Landor