"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."John Ruskin on Oscar Wilde
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."John Ruskin on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."John Ruskin on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."John Ruskin on Mark Twain
"For I can raise no money by vile means."John Ruskin on William Shakespeare
"No lying knight or lying priest ever prospered in any age, but especially not in the dark ones. Men prospered then only in following an openly declared purpose, and preaching candidly beloved and trusted creeds."
"Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in doubt and misery, the most in plodding hesitation, doing as well as they can, what practical work lies at hand."
"He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but sin."
"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."
"It is impossible, as impossible as to raise the dead, to restore anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have insisted upon as the life of the whole, that spirit which is given only by the hand and eye of the workman, can never be recalled."