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
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They are the weakest-minded and the hardest-hearted men that most love change.
To know anything well involves a profound sensation of ignorance.
Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that...
Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in...
I believe the right question to ask, respecting all ornament, is simply this; was it...
No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases.
Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness.
One who does not know when to die, does not know how to live.
What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we...
It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends.
In great countries, children are always trying to remain children, and the parents want to...
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
There are no such things as Flowers there are only gladdened Leaves.
The higher a man stands, the more the word vulgar becomes unintelligible to him.
Not only is there but one way of doing things rightly, but there is only...
Freedom is only granted us that obedience may be more perfect.
He is the greatest artist who has embodied, in the sum of his works, the...
To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one.
Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator...