Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you.
The best work never was and never will be done for money.
All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness.
It is written on the arched sky; it looks out from every star. It is...
It is impossible, as impossible as to raise the dead, to restore anything that has...
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that...
Whether for life or death, do your own work well.
Books are divided into two classes, the books of the hour and the books of...
You should read books like you take medicine, by advice, and not by advertisement.
Every great person is always being helped by everybody; for their gift is to get...
A thing is worth what it can do for you, not what you choose to...
No person who is well bred, kind and modest is ever offensively plain; all real...
Men cannot not live by exchanging articles, but producing them. They live by work not...
You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke than true action or passion out...
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
Do not think of your faults, still less of other's faults; look for what is...
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.
Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.
Popularity is not an indication of quality.