John Lubbock

Quotes
Quote Topics Cited
A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books. Nature
Happiness is a thing to be practiced, like the violin. Happiness & Unhappiness
If we are ever in doubt about what to do, it is a good rule to ask ourselves what we shall wish on the morrow that we had done.
Our duty is to believe that for which we have sufficient evidence, and to suspend our judgment when we have not.
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. Time ;Nature
Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven. Nature
The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn.
We often hear of people breaking down from overwork, but in nine out of ten they are really suffering from worry or anxiety.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
When we have done our best, we should wait the result in peace. War & Peace
Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it.