"The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes. The second, that they have means of moral and intellectual education."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."John Ruskin on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."John Ruskin on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."John Ruskin on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."John Ruskin on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."John Ruskin on Benjamin Franklin
"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."