Quotations by Landor, Walter Savage


Ambition is but Avarice on stilts and masked.

Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864) English writer and poet
Imaginary Conversations, Third Series, “Lord Brooke and Sir Philip Sidney” (1828)
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Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion as in commerce.

Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864) English writer and poet
Imaginary Conversations, “Dialogues of Literary Men,” ch. 29 “Martin and Jack” (1824-29)
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We often stand in need of hearing what we know full well.

Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864) English writer and poet
Imaginary Conversations, “Lord Bacon and Richard Hooker” (1824-53)
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