The principle of all successful effort is to try to do not what is absolutely the best, but what is easily within our power, and suited for our temperament and condition.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
The best work never was and never will be done for money.
The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful...
There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse...
Freedom is only granted us that obedience may be more perfect.
A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it...
The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions.
To give alms is nothing unless you give thought also.
Government and cooperation are in all things the laws of life. Anarchy and competition, the...
Imaginary evils soon become real one by indulging our reflections on them.
Cursing is invoking the assistance of a spirit to help you inflict suffering. Swearing on...
Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness.
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is...
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
Summer is delicious. rain is refreshing, wind braces up, snow is exhilarating; there is no...
I have not written in vain if I have heretofore done anything towards diminishing the...
Men were not intended to work with the accuracy of tools, to be precise and...
Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in...
To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one.
Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.
Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.