Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done in pride.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
God saith, 'The person I hold as beloved, I am his hearing by which he...
Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
When I have been unhappy, I have heard an opera... and it seemed the shrieking...
He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but...
It is not, truly speaking, the labor that is divided; but the men: divided into...
It is in this power of saying everything, and yet saying nothing too plainly, that...
The first test of a truly great man is his humility. By humility I don't...
There is no wealth but life.
An unimaginative person can neither be reverent or kind.
He that has truth in his heart need never fear the want of persuasion on...
You should read books like you take medicine, by advice, and not by advertisement.
Nothing can be beautiful which is not true.
Be humble as the blade of grass that is being trodden underneath the feet. The...
Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little reform needed in our prisons.
No human being, however great, or powerful, was ever so free as a fish.
Race is precisely of as much consequence in man as it is in any animal
A race preserves its vigor so long as it harbors a real contrast between what...
It is true, I deny the incomprehensible Trinity, and the fable regarding the fall of...