Imaginary evils soon become real one by indulging our reflections on them.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
There is never vulgarity in a whole truth, however commonplace. It may be unimportant or...
The art which we may call generally art of the wayside, as opposed to that...
The strength and power of a country depends absolutely on the quantity of good men...
Government and cooperation are in all things the laws of life. Anarchy and competition, the...
God alone can finish
They are the weakest-minded and the hardest-hearted men that most love change.
Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done...
Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun...
It is far more difficult to be simple than to be complicated; far more difficult...
Civilization is the making of civil persons.
Taste is the only morality. Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what...
Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.
Race is precisely of as much consequence in man as it is in any animal
Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man...
I am an atheist, thank God!
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no...
The imagination is never governed, it is always the ruling and divine power
I can believe anything provided it is incredible.
What is now proved was once only imagin'd