Books are divided into two classes, the books of the hour and the books of all time.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.
Our duty is to preserve what the past has had to say for itself, and...
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it...
There is no wealth but life.
There is no wealth but life
When I have been unhappy, I have heard an opera... and it seemed the shrieking...
The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes....
It is in this power of saying everything, and yet saying nothing too plainly, that...
Of all the things that oppress me, this sense of the evil working of nature...
Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator...
Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.
He is the greatest artist who has embodied, in the sum of his works, the...
It is his restraint that is honorable to a person, not their liberty.
Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the...
No good work whatever can be perfect, and the demand for perfection is always a...
Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for...
We have art in order not to die of the truth.
Art doesn't transform. It just plain forms.
Perfectionism is slow death
Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.