Our duty is to preserve what the past has had to say for itself, and to say for ourselves what shall be true for the future
Quote by John Ruskin
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no...
It is in this power of saying everything, and yet saying nothing too plainly, that...
The first test of a truly great man is his humility. By humility I don't...
They are the weakest-minded and the hardest-hearted men that most love change.
Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are.
Better the rudest work that tells a story or records a fact, than the richest...
Race is precisely of as much consequence in man as it is in any animal
No person who is not a great sculptor or painter can be an architect. If...
Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man...
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but...
One who does not know when to die, does not know how to live.
A thing is worth what it can do for you, not what you choose to...
It is not, truly speaking, the labor that is divided; but the men: divided into...
Government and cooperation are in all things the laws of life. Anarchy and competition, the...
It is his restraint that is honorable to a person, not their liberty.
Nothing can be beautiful which is not true.
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
Doing is the great thing, for if people resolutely do what is right, they come...
You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil;...