Architecture is the work of nations
Quote by John Ruskin
Our duty is to preserve what the past has had to say for itself, and...
One who does not know when to die, does not know how to live.
In great countries, children are always trying to remain children, and the parents want to...
A book worth reading is worth buying.
Of all the things that oppress me, this sense of the evil working of nature...
I believe the right question to ask, respecting all ornament, is simply this; was it...
Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips, others by their restlessness and ambition.
Education is the leading of human souls to what is best, and making what is...
Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.
There is no wealth but life.
Imaginary evils soon become real one by indulging our reflections on them.
What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we...
When I have been unhappy, I have heard an opera... and it seemed the shrieking...
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is...
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one.
The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world... to see clearly is...
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
An unimaginative person can neither be reverent or kind.
To know anything well involves a profound sensation of ignorance.