Taste is the only morality. Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
Freedom is only granted us that obedience may be more perfect.
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
Architecture is the work of nations
There is no wealth but life
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is...
Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
The first duty of a state is to see that every child born therein shall...
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.
I believe the right question to ask, respecting all ornament, is simply this; was it...
When I have been unhappy, I have heard an opera... and it seemed the shrieking...
No lying knight or lying priest ever prospered in any age, but especially not in...
No art can be noble which is incapable of expressing thought, and no art is...
The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes....
A book worth reading is worth buying.
You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil;...
Government and cooperation are in all things the laws of life. Anarchy and competition, the...
Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips, others by their restlessness and ambition.
Civilization is the making of civil persons.
There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse...