All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no...
Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and...
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little reform needed in our prisons.
God alone can finish
There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse...
Taste is the only morality. Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what...
The weakest among us has a gift, however seemingly trivial, which is peculiar to him,...
Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation.
To use books rightly, is to go to them for help; to appeal to them...
Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of...
I am an atheist, thank God!
The entire object of true education, is to make people not merely do the right...
To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one.
They are the weakest-minded and the hardest-hearted men that most love change.
It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends.
The first duty of a state is to see that every child born therein shall...
The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes....