When I have been unhappy, I have heard an opera... and it seemed the shrieking of winds; when I am happy, a sparrow's chirp is delicious to me. But it is not the chirp that makes me happy, but I…
Quote by John Ruskin
The first duty of a state is to see that every child born therein shall...
He that has truth in his heart need never fear the want of persuasion on...
That country is the richest which nourishes the greatest number of noble and happy human...
It is his restraint that is honorable to a person, not their liberty.
The best work never was and never will be done for money.
Freedom is only granted us that obedience may be more perfect.
Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
Better the rudest work that tells a story or records a fact, than the richest...
There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
Whether for life or death, do your own work well.
Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of...
How long most people would look at the best book before they would give the...
There are no such things as Flowers there are only gladdened Leaves.
Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little reform needed in our prisons.
Our duty is to preserve what the past has had to say for itself, and...
The training which makes men happiest in themselves also makes them most serviceable to others
Cheerfulness is as natural to the heart of a man in strong health, as color...
No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases.
It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends.
One who does not know when to die, does not know how to live.