All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time.
Quote by John Ruskin
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
An unimaginative person can neither be reverent or kind.
It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends.
The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it...
To banish imperfection is to destroy expression, to check exertion, to paralyze vitality.
To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one.
Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in...
Whereas it has long been known and declared that the poor have no right to...
No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple.
Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness.
Do not think of your faults, still less of others' faults; look for what is...
It is written on the arched sky; it looks out from every star. It is...
The first test of a truly great man is his humility. By humility I don't...
I am an atheist, thank God!
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds, the...
There are no such things as Flowers there are only gladdened Leaves.
Nothing can be beautiful which is not true.
It is far more difficult to be simple than to be complicated; far more difficult...