William Morris Quotes

“A good way to rid one's self of a sense of discomfort is to do something. That uneasy, dissatisfied feeling is actual force vibrating out of order; it may be turned to practical account by giving proper expression to its creative character.”

William Morris

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

William Morris

“If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.”

William Morris

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

William Morris

“Nothing useless can be truly beautiful.”

William Morris

“t is the childlike part of us that produces works of the imagination. When we were children time passed so slow with us that we seemed to have time for everything.”

William Morris

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

William Morris

“We are only the trustees for those who come after us.”

William Morris