Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, openly different kinds of good weather.
Quote by John Ruskin
Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery.
Civilization is the making of civil persons.
Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are.
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.
What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we...
Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and...
Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.
To know anything well involves a profound sensation of ignorance.
The sky is the part of creation in which nature has done for the sake...
That thirst (for applause) if the last infirmity of noble minds, is also the first...
Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you.
Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that...
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
A book worth reading is worth buying.
Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun...
Whereas it has long been known and declared that the poor have no right to...
Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done...
Nothing can be beautiful which is not true.
The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.
There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse...