When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
Quote by John Ruskin
Self Absorbed Quotes
Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little reform needed in our prisons.
Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips, others by their restlessness and ambition.
To banish imperfection is to destroy expression, to check exertion, to paralyze vitality.
Men don't and can't live by exchanging articles, but by producing them. They don't live...
The highest reward for a man's toil is not what he gets for it but...
Our duty is to preserve what the past has had to say for itself, and...
We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well:...
The path of a good woman is indeed strewn with flowers; but they rise behind...
I am an atheist, thank God!
It is not, truly speaking, the labor that is divided; but the men: divided into...
The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.
It is his restraint that is honorable to a person, not their liberty.
Architecture is the work of nations
I have not written in vain if I have heretofore done anything towards diminishing the...
The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions.
Summer is delicious. Rain is refreshing, wind braces up, snow is exhilarating; there is no...
All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness.
Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun...
Not only is there but one way of doing things rightly, but there is only...
Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness.