(1819-1900) English Writer, Art Critic
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Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are.
A book worth reading is worth buying.
An unimaginative person can neither be reverent or kind.
Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness.
Fit yourself for the best society, and then, never enter it.
Freedom is only granted us that obedience may be more perfect.
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
It is far better to give work that is above a person, than to educate the person to be above their work.
Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done in pride.
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.
The best thing in life aren't things.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
When a man is wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package.
Your labor only may be sold, your soul must not.