That thirst (for applause) if the last infirmity of noble minds, is also the first infirmity of weak ones
Quote by John Ruskin
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
He is the greatest artist who has embodied, in the sum of his works, the...
All great art is the work of the whole living creature, body and soul, and...
There is no wealth but life.
Every great person is always being helped by everybody; for their gift is to get...
Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.
Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done...
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends.
Modern travelling is not travelling at all; it is merely being sent to a place,...
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
Man's only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by...
There is never vulgarity in a whole truth, however commonplace. It may be unimportant or...
No good work whatever can be perfect, and the demand for perfection is always a...
Race is precisely of as much consequence in man as it is in any animal
You should read books like you take medicine, by advice, and not by advertisement.
The strength and power of a country depends absolutely on the quantity of good men...
Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in...
There are no such things as Flowers there are only gladdened Leaves.