Government and cooperation are in all things the laws of life. Anarchy and competition, the laws of death.
Quote by John Ruskin
God alone can finish
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
They are the weakest-minded and the hardest-hearted men that most love change.
Civilization is the making of civil persons.
Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation.
Every great person is always being helped by everybody; for their gift is to get...
One who does not know when to die, does not know how to live.
What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end,...
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
Life being very short, and the quiet hours of it few, we ought to waste...
Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.
To know anything well involves a profound sensation of ignorance.
Not only is there but one way of doing things rightly, but there is only...
Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no...
There is no wealth but life
All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness.
Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
There are no such things as Flowers there are only gladdened Leaves.
The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions.
Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery.