Art was not born in the palace; rather she fell sick there, and it will take more bracing air than that of rich men’s houses to heal her again.

Nothing should be made by man's labour which is not worth making; or which must be made by labour degrading to the makers.

It is not revenge we want for poor people, but happiness; indeed, what revenge can be taken for all the thousands of years of the sufferings of the poor?

No man is good enough to be another's master.

If i were asked to say what is at once the most important production of Art and the thing most to be longed for, I should answer, A beautiful House.

The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.

Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.

The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.

The past is not dead, it is living in us, and will be alive in the future which we are now helping to make.

I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few.

Not on one strand are all life's jewels strung.

History has remembered the kings and warriors, because they destroyed; art has remembered the people, because they created.

Art made by the people for the people, as a joy to the maker and the user.

The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.

Nothing should be made by man’s labour which is not worth making, or which must be made by labour degrading to the makers.

Nothing useless can be truly beautiful.

The reward of labour is life. Is that not enough?

If you cannot learn to love real art at least learn to hate sham art.