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
Freedom is only granted us that obedience may be more perfect.
Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and...
Imaginary evils soon become real one by indulging our reflections on them.
The imagination is never governed, it is always the ruling and divine power
Taste is the only morality. Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what...
It is in this power of saying everything, and yet saying nothing too plainly, that...
Whether for life or death, do your own work well.
The first duty of a state is to see that every child born therein shall...
The art which we may call generally art of the wayside, as opposed to that...
He that has truth in his heart need never fear the want of persuasion on...
Nothing can be beautiful which is not true.
The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it...
You should read books like you take medicine, by advice, and not by advertisement.
The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes....
No human being, however great, or powerful, was ever so free as a fish.
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
There are no such things as Flowers there are only gladdened Leaves.
When we build, let us think that we build for ever.
Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done...