Cursing is invoking the assistance of a spirit to help you inflict suffering. Swearing on the other hand, is invoking, only the witness of a spirit to an statement you wish to make.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is...
The distinguishing sign of slavery is to have a price, and to be bought for...
Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are.
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends.
There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse...
The strength and power of a country depends absolutely on the quantity of good men...
Cheerfulness is as natural to the heart of a man in strong health, as color...
I am an atheist, thank God!
An unimaginative person can neither be reverent or kind.
No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases.
All violent feelings have the same effect. They produce in us a falseness in all...
To know anything well involves a profound sensation of ignorance.
He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but...
It is written on the arched sky; it looks out from every star. It is...
Civilization is the making of civil persons.
You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke than true action or passion out...
The sky is the part of creation in which nature has done for the sake...