What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do.
Quote by John Ruskin
The art which we may call generally art of the wayside, as opposed to that...
Men are more evanescent than pictures, yet one sorrows for lost friends, and pictures are...
The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions.
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
Men were not intended to work with the accuracy of tools, to be precise and...
We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well:...
You should read books like you take medicine, by advice, and not by advertisement.
He is the greatest artist who has embodied, in the sum of his works, the...
To banish imperfection is to destroy expression, to check exertion, to paralyze vitality.
Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are.
Whereas it has long been known and declared that the poor have no right to...
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it...
Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Old age and treachery will overcome youth and skill.
May your love soar on the wings of a dove in flight