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


” So long as the system of competition in the production and exchange of the means of life goes on, the degradation of the arts will go on, and if that system is to last for ever, then art is doomed, and will surely die, that is to say, civilization will die. “


” Not on one strand are all life’s jewels strung. “


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


” Apart from the desire to produce beautiful things, the leading passion of my life has been and is hatred of modern civilization. “


” I want a real revolution, a real change in society: society, a great organic mass of well-regulated forces used for the bringing-about a happy life for all. “


” To do nothing but grumble and not to act – that is throwing away one’s life. “


” We shall not be happy unless we live like good animals, unless we enjoy the exercise of the ordinary functions of life: eating, sleeping, loving, walking, running, swimming, riding, sailing. “



All 8 William Morris Quotes about Life in picture


The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.
So long as the system of competition in the production and exchange of the means of life goes on, the degradation of the arts will go on, and if that system is to last for ever, then art is doomed, and will surely die, that is to say, civilization will die.
Not on one strand are all life
The reward of labour is life. Is that not enough?
Apart from the desire to produce beautiful things, the leading passion of my life has been and is hatred of modern civilization.
I want a real revolution, a real change in society: society, a great organic mass of well-regulated forces used for the bringing-about a happy life for all.
To do nothing but grumble and not to act - that is throwing away one
We shall not be happy unless we live like good animals, unless we enjoy the exercise of the ordinary functions of life: eating, sleeping, loving, walking, running, swimming, riding, sailing.

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