Reverence is the chief joy and power of life - reverence for that which is pure and bright in youth; for what is true and tried in age; for all that is gracious among the living, great among the dead,…
Quote by John Ruskin
All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness.
The sky is the part of creation in which nature has done for the sake...
The higher a man stands, the more the word vulgar becomes unintelligible to him.
Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness.
No human being, however great, or powerful, was ever so free as a fish.
The path of a good woman is indeed strewn with flowers; but they rise behind...
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
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:...
The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes....
Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you.
Imaginary evils soon become real one by indulging our reflections on them.
The entire object of true education, is to make people not merely do the right...
Education is the leading of human souls to what is best, and making what is...
The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world... to see clearly is...
When we build, let us think that we build for ever.
Whether for life or death, do your own work well.
The principle of all successful effort is to try to do not what is absolutely...
One who does not know when to die, does not know how to live.