I have not written in vain if I have heretofore done anything towards diminishing the reputation of the Renaissance landscape painting.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends.
Imaginary evils soon become real one by indulging our reflections on them.
Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips, others by their restlessness and ambition.
God alone can finish
There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
God saith, 'The person I hold as beloved, I am his hearing by which he...
He that has truth in his heart need never fear the want of persuasion on...
Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun...
When I have been unhappy, I have heard an opera... and it seemed the shrieking...
The training which makes men happiest in themselves also makes them most serviceable to others
The first duty of a state is to see that every child born therein shall...
The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.
There is no wealth but life
Books are divided into two classes, the books of the hour and the books of...
It is not, truly speaking, the labor that is divided; but the men: divided into...
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is...
Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in...
No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases.
We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well:...
There are no such things as Flowers there are only gladdened Leaves.