No person who is not a great sculptor or painter can be an architect. If he is not a sculptor or painter, he can only be a builder.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
The higher a man stands, the more the word vulgar becomes unintelligible to him.
Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that...
No lying knight or lying priest ever prospered in any age, but especially not in...
One who does not know when to die, does not know how to live.
The entire object of true education, is to make people not merely do the right...
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.
Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well:...
Be humble as the blade of grass that is being trodden underneath the feet. The...
Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man...
Civilization is the making of civil persons.
When we build, let us think that we build for ever.
No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases.
Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little reform needed in our prisons.
The distinguishing sign of slavery is to have a price, and to be bought for...
Nothing can be beautiful which is not true.
It is in this power of saying everything, and yet saying nothing too plainly, that...