Cheerfulness is as natural to the heart of a man in strong health, as color to his cheek; and wherever there is habitual gloom, there must be either bad air, unwholesome food, improperly severe labor, or erring habits of life
Quote by John Ruskin
Race is precisely of as much consequence in man as it is in any animal
Man's only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by...
The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes....
To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one.
Imaginary evils soon become real one by indulging our reflections on them.
It is his restraint that is honorable to a person, not their liberty.
How long most people would look at the best book before they would give the...
Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little reform needed in our prisons.
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
Taste is the only morality. Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what...
He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but...
There is no wealth but life
When I have been unhappy, I have heard an opera... and it seemed the shrieking...
When we build, let us think that we build for ever.
A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal...
Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and...
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the...
Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done...