Men are more evanescent than pictures, yet one sorrows for lost friends, and pictures are my friends. I have none others. I am never long enough with men to attach myself to them; and whatever feelings of attachment I have…
Quote by John Ruskin
Whereas it has long been known and declared that the poor have no right to...
It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends.
No lying knight or lying priest ever prospered in any age, but especially not in...
To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one.
Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness.
Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.
An unimaginative person can neither be reverent or kind.
Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little reform needed in our prisons.
It is not, truly speaking, the labor that is divided; but the men: divided into...
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
Freedom is only granted us that obedience may be more perfect.
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The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world... to see clearly is...
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
Summer is delicious. Rain is refreshing, wind braces up, snow is exhilarating; there is no...
What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end,...
The highest reward for a man's toil is not what he gets for it but...
The imagination is never governed, it is always the ruling and divine power
As children, we all live in a world of imagination, of fantasy, and for some...
What distinguishes a great artist from a weak one is first their sensibility and tenderness;...