Not only is there but one way of doing things rightly, but there is only one way of seeing them, and that is, seeing the whole of them.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
Beauty deprived of its proper foils and adjuncts ceases to be enjoyed as beauty, just...
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
Freedom is only granted us that obedience may be more perfect.
No person who is well bred, kind and modest is ever offensively plain; all real...
The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions.
Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no...
Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the...
All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness.
Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and...
To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one.
No lying knight or lying priest ever prospered in any age, but especially not in...
You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil;...
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
One who does not know when to die, does not know how to live.
Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.
When we build, let us think that we build for ever.
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is...
Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of...
There are some enterprises in which a careful disorderliness is the true method.
It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is...