Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done in pride.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.
Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness.
Whereas it has long been known and declared that the poor have no right to...
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
An unimaginative person can neither be reverent or kind.
I believe the right question to ask, respecting all ornament, is simply this; was it...
Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil;...
Be humble as the blade of grass that is being trodden underneath the feet. The...
Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.
There is never vulgarity in a whole truth, however commonplace. It may be unimportant or...
No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases.
He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but...
No person who is not a great sculptor or painter can be an architect. If...
In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed:...
The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes....
Modern travelling is not travelling at all; it is merely being sent to a place,...
The higher a man stands, the more the word vulgar becomes unintelligible to him.