An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our hills, and let him study there what nature understands by a buttress, and what by a dome.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
Every great person is always being helped by everybody; for their gift is to get...
The entire object of true education, is to make people not merely do the right...
No lying knight or lying priest ever prospered in any age, but especially not in...
Race is precisely of as much consequence in man as it is in any animal
It is in this power of saying everything, and yet saying nothing too plainly, that...
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
Books are divided into two classes, the books of the hour and the books of...
No human being, however great, or powerful, was ever so free as a fish.
To know anything well involves a profound sensation of ignorance.
Civilization is the making of civil persons.
Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.
We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well:...
The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions.
Imaginary evils soon become real one by indulging our reflections on them.
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in...
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
Cursing is invoking the assistance of a spirit to help you inflict suffering. Swearing on...
A book worth reading is worth buying.
The distinguishing sign of slavery is to have a price, and to be bought for...