Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.
Quote by John Ruskin
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well:...
Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are.
When we build, let us think that we build for ever.
Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that...
Freedom is only granted us that obedience may be more perfect.
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is...
Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no...
Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery.
The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes....
There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse...
It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends.
Whereas it has long been known and declared that the poor have no right to...
Cheerfulness is as natural to the heart of a man in strong health, as color...
Architecture is the work of nations
No good work whatever can be perfect, and the demand for perfection is always a...
Nothing can be beautiful which is not true.
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.
All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness.