More From John Ruskin
- "Beauty deprived of its proper foils and adjuncts ceases to be enjoyed as beauty, just as light deprived of all shadows ceases to be enjoyed as light."
- "We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it."
- "Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips, others by their restlessness and ambition."
More In Happiness
- "What I mean by that is that the point of life, as I see it, is not to write books or scale mountains or sail oceans, but to achieve happiness, and preferably an unselfish happiness."― Bernard Cornwell
- "It’s good to follow the path of personal happiness to some extent. People tend to get upset however when you drive a steamroller down it."― Simon Travaglia
- "Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day."― Thornton Wilder