"Do not think of your faults, still less of other's faults look for what is good and strong, and try to imitate it. Your faults will drop off, like dead leaves, when their time comes."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."John Ruskin on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."John Ruskin on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."John Ruskin on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."John Ruskin on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."John Ruskin on Abraham Lincoln
"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."