No good work whatever can be perfect, and the demand for perfection is always a sign of a misunderstanding of the ends of art
Quote by John Ruskin
When we build, let us think that we build for ever.
Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun...
All great art is the work of the whole living creature, body and soul, and...
Men were not intended to work with the accuracy of tools, to be precise and...
The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions.
No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases.
Whether for life or death, do your own work well.
Reverence is the chief joy and power of life - reverence for that which is...
Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no...
Cheerfulness is as natural to the heart of a man in strong health, as color...
All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness.
It is his restraint that is honorable to a person, not their liberty.
Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you.
An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our...
The training which makes men happiest in themselves also makes them most serviceable to others
Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
It seems a fantastic paradox, but it is nevertheless a most important truth, that no...
Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are.
How long most people would look at the best book before they would give the...