Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it...
The training which makes men happiest in themselves also makes them most serviceable to others
It is his restraint that is honorable to a person, not their liberty.
Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no...
Race is precisely of as much consequence in man as it is in any animal
Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds, the...
An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our...
When I have been unhappy, I have heard an opera... and it seemed the shrieking...
Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.
Taste is the only morality. Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what...
The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.
Doing is the great thing, for if people resolutely do what is right, they come...
No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases.
The first duty of a state is to see that every child born therein shall...
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little reform needed in our prisons.
No lying knight or lying priest ever prospered in any age, but especially not in...
Imaginary evils soon become real one by indulging our reflections on them.
To know anything well involves a profound sensation of ignorance.
The strength and power of a country depends absolutely on the quantity of good men...