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
It is his restraint that is honorable to a person, not their liberty.
Freedom is only granted us that obedience may be more perfect.
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is...
The sky is the part of creation in which nature has done for the sake...
Life being very short, and the quiet hours of it few, we ought to waste...
Every great person is always being helped by everybody; for their gift is to get...
Summer is delicious. Rain is refreshing, wind braces up, snow is exhilarating; there is no...
An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our...
Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
When I have been unhappy, I have heard an opera... and it seemed the shrieking...
There is never vulgarity in a whole truth, however commonplace. It may be unimportant or...
Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.
He is the greatest artist who has embodied, in the sum of his works, the...
Imaginary evils soon become real one by indulging our reflections on them.
He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but...
He sins as much who holds the bag as he who puts into it
'Tis no sin to cheat the devil