No art can be noble which is incapable of expressing thought, and no art is capable of expressing thought which does not change.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end,...
To know anything well involves a profound sensation of ignorance.
Whereas it has long been known and declared that the poor have no right to...
He that has truth in his heart need never fear the want of persuasion on...
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is...
Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books...
Whether for life or death, do your own work well.
No human being, however great, or powerful, was ever so free as a fish.
There is no wealth but life.
An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our...
All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness.
The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world... to see clearly is...
There is no wealth but life
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.
Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done...
I believe the right question to ask, respecting all ornament, is simply this; was it...
Men don't and can't live by exchanging articles, but by producing them. They don't live...
There are no such things as Flowers there are only gladdened Leaves.
Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery.