No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are.
No person who is not a great sculptor or painter can be an architect. If...
Race is precisely of as much consequence in man as it is in any animal
There is no wealth but life.
That country is the richest which nourishes the greatest number of noble and happy human...
Civilization is the making of civil persons.
Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun...
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is...
I am an atheist, thank God!
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed:...
There is never vulgarity in a whole truth, however commonplace. It may be unimportant or...
What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end,...
Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator...
The training which makes men happiest in themselves also makes them most serviceable to others
It is impossible, as impossible as to raise the dead, to restore anything that has...
A book worth reading is worth buying.
I believe the right question to ask, respecting all ornament, is simply this; was it...
Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery.