The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.
Quote by John Ruskin
Civilization is the making of civil persons.
Doing is the great thing, for if people resolutely do what is right, they come...
Men cannot not live by exchanging articles, but producing them. They live by work not...
When I have been unhappy, I have heard an opera... and it seemed the shrieking...
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
The higher a man stands, the more the word vulgar becomes unintelligible to him.
Education is the leading of human souls to what is best, and making what is...
No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple.
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is...
It is in this power of saying everything, and yet saying nothing too plainly, that...
The training which makes men happiest in themselves also makes them most serviceable to others
They are the weakest-minded and the hardest-hearted men that most love change.
Cheerfulness is as natural to the heart of a man in strong health, as color...
Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery.
All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness.
What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we...
One who does not know when to die, does not know how to live.
That country is the richest which nourishes the greatest number of noble and happy human...
The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world... to see clearly is...
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.