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
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
Of all the things that oppress me, this sense of the evil working of nature...
Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun...
It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends.
In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed:...
Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you.
No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases.
There is no wealth but life.
Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
Man's only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by...
What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we...
Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.
Nothing can be beautiful which is not true.
Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in...
Freedom is only granted us that obedience may be more perfect.
There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse...
We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well:...
No human being, however great, or powerful, was ever so free as a fish.
Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips, others by their restlessness and ambition.
It is in this power of saying everything, and yet saying nothing too plainly, that...