No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
To give alms is nothing unless you give thought also.
To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one.
Men are more evanescent than pictures, yet one sorrows for lost friends, and pictures are...
The higher a man stands, the more the word vulgar becomes unintelligible to him.
Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but...
They are the weakest-minded and the hardest-hearted men that most love change.
You should read books like you take medicine, by advice, and not by advertisement.
When I have been unhappy, I have heard an opera... and it seemed the shrieking...
The sky is the part of creation in which nature has done for the sake...
It seems a fantastic paradox, but it is nevertheless a most important truth, that no...
The principle of all successful effort is to try to do not what is absolutely...
To banish imperfection is to destroy expression, to check exertion, to paralyze vitality.
The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful...
The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes....
Do not think of your faults, still less of others' faults; look for what is...
To know anything well involves a profound sensation of ignorance.
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but what you should have accomplished with...
Everyone excels in something in which another fails.
'Tis better that a man's own works, than that another man's words should praise him