"Man's only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by him. Reverence something to be worshipped by him, and love something to be cherished by him, forever."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."John Ruskin on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."John Ruskin on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."John Ruskin on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."John Ruskin on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."John Ruskin on Dalai Lama
"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."